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About this Publication: Single-Use Alkaline Battery Case Study: The Potential Impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in California on Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

Title: Single-Use Alkaline Battery Case Study: The Potential Impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in California on Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
Date Published on the Web: 11/27/2012
Document Date: 5/15/2012
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Publication Type: Case study
Publication Number: DRRR-2012-01433
Description: This case study supports responsibilities of the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) under the California Air Resources Board Scoping Plan to address greenhouse gas emissions through an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) approach. Specifically, this case study assesses the extent to which single-use alkaline battery life cycle greenhouse gas emissions might be reduced through possible product design, manufacturing, and end-of-life management strategies introduced under a producer’s EPR initiatives.
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Extended Producer Responsibility


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