Product-specific EPR Websites
For information on product-specific product stewardship programs, dialogues, initiatives and legislation, see these web sites:
- Product Stewardship Institute
Carpet; Electronics; Fluorescent Lighting; GasCylinders; MedicalSharps; Mercury Products; Paint; Pesticides; Pharmaceuticals; Phone Books; Radioactive Devices; Thermostats; Tires
US Environmental Protection Agency (product section)
Batteries; Carpet; Electronics; Mercury-containing Products; Packaging; Vehicles; Other Products
- Northwest Product Stewardship Council (product section)
Beverage Containers; Chemicals; Electronics; Mercury; Paint; Pharmaceuticals; Tires
- California Product Stewardship Council (product section)
The Electronics Takeback Coalition lists all the US states with e-waste producer responsibility laws, fees, and pending legislation.
Visit their state legislation page. (Offsite link)
Bottle bills are the grandmother of EPR legislation in North America.
U.S. Bottle bills
Canada Bottle bills
U.S. Product Stewardship Legislation
The Product Stewardship Institute tracks product stewardship laws, legislation, policies, and private-sector initiatives in the United States and internationally and makes summaries available to members. The pages below are public.
Growth of U.S. product stewardship laws from 2006 to 2009
Product stewardship legislation introduced in 2009