Korea Environmental Policy Bulletin - Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

Ministry of Environment - Korea Environment Institute - Republic of Korea (2010)

The Korean government introduced its Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) system in 2000 that strengthened producers responsibility from the production stage up to collection and recycling. EPR system is applied to four packaging materials (paper packaging, glass bottles, metal cans, and plastic packaging), lubricants, tires, fluorescent light bulbs, batteries and electronic products.

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