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Sustainable Consumption and Production Yale University

    • Science

    Simon Aumonier, Designing Trash: Packaging Choices and Waste Management Systems

    Simon Aumonier, Designing Trash: Packaging Choices and Waste Management Systems

    The talk is the third of a special 2011/2012 IEM Speaker Series sponsored by Nestle Waters North America. In its 21st year, the IEM Lecture Series brings speakers from companies and organizations to the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies to discuss the relationship between business and the environment. This year's lecture series, Producers, Packaging and Public Policy, explores the topic of extended producer responsibility (EPR) and packaging. Nestle Waters, an industry leader in exploring EPR issues, is the primary sponsor of this special lecture series. The goal of the lecture series is to explore the advantages and disadvantages of the application of EPR to packaging waste and municipal solid waste more generally in the U.S. For more information on our lecture series, visit http://cie.research.yale.edu/lecture-series/2011-epr-lecture-series.html

    • 1 hr 20 min
    History and Prospect for EPR in the US: From Waste to Materials Management?

    History and Prospect for EPR in the US: From Waste to Materials Management?

    Garth Hickle, university of Minnesota, presented via Webinar at the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies on April 12th , 2011. His talk, entitled “History and Prospects for EPR in the US: From Waste to Materials Management?” was organized by the Industrial Environmental Management (IEM) Program.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    • video
    The History of Packaging Legislation in the U.S.

    The History of Packaging Legislation in the U.S.

    Sara Hartwell, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, presented via Webinar at the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies on April 19th, 2011. The talk, entitled “The History of Packaging Legislation in the U.S.” was organized by the Industrial Environmental Management (IEM) Program.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    • video
    Canadian Approaches to Extended Producer Responsibility

    Canadian Approaches to Extended Producer Responsibility

    Duncan Bury, an internationally recognized expert on extended producer responsibility (EPR), presented this webinar as part of the lecture series on Producers, Packaging and Public Policy on September 13th, 2011. His talk, entitled “Canadian Approaches to EPR: The Road from Shared Stewardship to Full Producer Responsibility" was organized by the Industrial Environmental Management (IEM) Program of the Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

    To download this presentation, visit our lecture series website at: http://cie.research.yale.edu/lecture-series-2011/epr-lecture-series.html

    • 1 hr 15 min
    • video
    A Conversation with Kim Jeffery on Extended Producer Responsibility

    A Conversation with Kim Jeffery on Extended Producer Responsibility

    The talk is the eighth of a special 2010/2012 IEM Speaker Series sponsored by Nestlé Waters North America. In its 21st year, the IEM Lecture Series brings speakers from companies and organizations to the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies to discuss the relationship between business and the environment. This lecture series on Producers, Packaging and Public Policy explores the topic of extended producer responsibility (EPR) and packaging. The goal of the series is to explore the advantages and disadvantages of the application of EPR to packaging waste and municipal solid waste more generally in the U.S.

    • 52 min

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