Essays about: "extended producer responsibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words extended producer responsibility.

  1. 1. EU Waste Framework Directive, What's Next? : A cost­benefit analysis of an extended producer responsibility for textiles in the European Union

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Amanda Gerbendahl; Madeleine Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : EU Waste Framework Directive; Extended Producer Responsibility; circular economy; fast-fashion; textile industry;

    Abstract : The objective of our thesis was to conduct a pilot study to evaluate if an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles in the EU could be a socioeconomically beneficial policy to complement the EU Waste Framework Directive’s amendment of separately collected textiles. The aim was to investigate if the policy could achieve increased circular design of textiles as well as if it could work as a management plan for the increased collection rates. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automated Central Sorting of Plastic Packaging Waste – A Qualitative Study of Drivers, Barriers and Possible Solutions for Implementing Automated Central Sorting of Plastic Packaging Waste in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Joakim Larsson; [2020]
    Keywords : waste management; recycling; waste-to-energy; sustainable development; extended producer responsibility;

    Abstract : It is widely known in the recycling industry that only a small share of the plastic packaging put on the Swedish market is materially recycled. The collection rate for plastic packaging waste is low, with most of it being disposed of in the municipal solid waste, instead of being correctly sorted in the public collection system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Collaboration; Transforming Alliances for EPR in non-OECD Context: A case of Pakistan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Shiza Aslam; [2020]
    Keywords : Extended Producer Responsibility; Informal Sector; End-of-life product management; Theory-based evaluation; environmental intervention; packaging waste; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Extended producer responsibility (EPR) has been successfully implemented in various developed countries. The complex waste flows and the presence of the informal sector in non-OECD countries makes the execution of EPR challenging widely. READ MORE

  4. 4. Increasing the use of recycled textiles through business models and policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Nikki Kelderman; [2019]
    Keywords : Post-consumer textile recycling; circular clothing system; circular business models; business model innovation; policy instruments; extended producer responsibility; recycled textiles.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current textile industry is among the most polluting industries and actions should be taken to decrease these negative impacts. One issue that should be addressed is the increasing amount of textile waste. Post-consumer textiles are often incinerated or downcycled due to many factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reusing Garments : An investigation of influencers to return used garments

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Maria Köhler; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Fashion retail; Extended producer responsibility; Post-consumer textile waste; Second hand retailing;

    Abstract : Background: A sustainable economy becomes more and more important for most parts of the society. Especially the fashion industry is being criticized for wasting resources and being non-sustainable. Therefore, some textile producers started to implement programs that are aiming on a reuse of garments. READ MORE