Shifting the burden of recycling

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/2ZoATM2_jzY/130430131534.htm

Over the past two decades governments around the world have been experimenting with a new strategy for managing waste. By making producers responsible for their products when they become wastes, policy makers seek to significantly increase the recycling — and recyclability — of computers, packaging, automobiles, and household hazardous wastes such as batteries, used oil motor, and leftover paint — and save money in the process.

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