Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

SIDS Talk Plastics: Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR): Lessons from Developing Countries

Date and Time
Monday, May 22, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET
Location
Virtual via Zoom
SIDS Talk Plastics: Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR): Lessons from Developing Countries

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The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) is hosting this webinar on how developing countries are using Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) as a tool to address plastic pollution. The session is part of the SIDS Talk Plastic series from AOSIS, featuring a panel of technical and legal experts, including Nicholas Institute senior policy associate Rachel Karasik. Moderated by Bryce Rudyk, legal advisor, AOSIS.

Potential areas of discussion:

  • Introduction to EPR in the country/countries of work
  • EPR challenges and limitations
  • EPR and plastic waste generation
  • Economic considerations
  • EPR and the Plastics Treaty
  • Support for EPR

A Q&A will follow the panel discussion.

*UPDATE: Event postponed from Thursday, May 18 (5-6 p.m.) to Monday, May 22 (9-10 a.m.). If you registered prior to the date and time change there is no need to re-register. See AOSIS twitter for any further updates.