What is Product Stewardship?

Product Stewardship is an environmental management strategy that means whoever designs, produces, sells, or uses a product takes responsibility for minimizing the product's environmental impact throughout all stages of the products' life cycle. The greatest responsibility lies with whoever has the most ability to affect the life cycle environmental impacts of the products. The mission of the Council is to integrate product stewardship principles into the policy and economic structures of the Pacific Northwest.


BC gets an 'A' in EPR

The Province of British Columbia recently received the highest rating (A) from EPR Canada's 2015 Report Card, according to Solid Waste & Recycling, for following the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) Canada-wide Action Plan on EPR implementation schedule "