California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Electronic Product Management

Internet Resource Guide

This resource guide lists selected Web sites related to product stewardship. It is a companion to the Overview of Electronic Product Stewardship Issues (MS Word, 66 KB). Full URLs (Web addresses) are provided below unless formatting precludes this.

Disclaimer : This selective list of resources emphasizes efforts to establish national, industry-wide product stewardship systems. Omission or inclusion should not be construed as endorsement of any particular organization. Since the government and nonprofit sectors have most actively framed and promoted broad product stewardship initiatives, they are most frequently cited herein.

Contents:

U.S. Organizations Promoting Product Stewardship 

U.S. Initiatives by Product Type 

Apparel

Autos

Batteries

Beverage Containers and Other Packaging

Carpet

Electronics

Medical Industry

Mercury-Containing Products

Paint

Pesticides

Tires

U.S. Position Papers and Resolutions 

International Initiatives 

General

Canada

  • British Columbia—Overview of Product Stewardship Programs for beverage containers, lead acid batteries, medications, paint, scrap tires, solvents, pesticides and used oil.  Includes links to several industry consortia implementing programs.
    http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/epd/epdpa/ips/index.html
  • Corporations Supporting Recycling  (Represents the Canadian packaging industry on product stewardship implementation and issues.)
    http://www.csr.org/
  • Environment Canada—Extended Producer Responsibility and Stewardship Web Site
    http://www.ec.gc.ca/epr/
  • Recycling Council of Ontario
    http://www.rco.on.ca/

Europe

Australia

Product Stewardship Definitions 

Research Documents and Services

Please direct all responses and questions to the project manager:

Edward Boisson, Principal
Boisson & Associates
P.O. Box 50
San Geronimo, CA 94963
Phone: (415) 488-4858
Fax: (415) 488-4857
Eboisson@att.net

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Last updated: December 3, 2010
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