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Regulatory Information

South American Take Back Regulations

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) as defined by the OECD is “an environmental policy approach in which a producer’s responsibility for a product is extended to the post-consumer stage of a product’s life cycle.” This concept has been extended to many products such as batteries, oil, and electronic products through “take-back” regulations. These regulations require manufacturers to collect used household electronics for recycling and/or recovery.

Brazil

The Brazilian regulations are similar in design to the EU WEEE Regulation with programs at both the national and local levels. Responsibilities are shared between municipalities, manufacturers/importers, distributors and retailers.

 

 
 
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