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Product Stewardship (Archived, No Longer Updated): Where to Go for P2 Help
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Reasons for Product Stewardship
Types and Examples of Product Stewardship
Principles of Product Stewardship
Case Studies and Examples
Where to Go for P2 Help
Complete List of Links

Essential Links:

Environment Canada's EPR Guidance Manual for Governments
Several helpful guidance manuals for governments on EPR issues and benefits and on the actions requi...

Green Chemistry Institute
The Green Chemistry Institute seeks to be the premier change agent that has the knowledge, expertise...

Product Stewardship Institute
The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) works with state and local government agencies to partner wi...

UK Centre for Sustainable Design
The Centre for Sustainable Design facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sust...

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This section displays contact information for experts in product stewardship (archived, no longer updated).

Programs listed: 6

1.  King County Solid Waste

The Solid Waste Division promotes product stewardship in order to: reduce local government’s waste disposal costs by sharing the responsibility for managing certain wastes with manufacturers, retailers and consumers, reduce the use of toxic materials in products, conserve resources by encouraging reuse and recycling through good product design.

201 S. Jackson Street
Suite 701
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 296-4489

Contact:  Lisa Sepanski

2.  Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Product Stewardship Team Leader

Product Stewardship Team Leader

520 Lafayette Road
North 2nd St
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 215-0224

Contact:  Garth Hickle

3.  Northwest Product Stewardship Council

The mission of the NWPSC is to work together and with other governments, businesses and nonprofit groups to integrate product stewardship (producer responsibility) principles into the policy and economic structures of the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle, WA n/a
Phone: (206) 723-0528

Contact:  David Stitzhal

4.  Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC)

PPRC is a non-profit organization that provides high quality, unbiased pollution prevention (P2) information. PPRC works collaboratively to promote environmental protection through pollution prevention. A few of PPRC's technical assistance offerings include safer chemical alternatives, lean and environment, spray paint efficiency, P2 measurement, and pharmaceutical takeback.

1402 3rd Ave, Suite 1420
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (206) 352-2050
Fax: (206) 352-2049

Contact:  Michelle Gaither, Pollution Prevention Projects
Contact Phone: (206) 352-2050
Contact Fax Number: (206) 352-2049

Contact:  Ken Grimm
Contact Phone: (206) 352-2050

Contact:  Paula Del Giudice, Executive Director
Contact Phone: (206) 352-2050
Contact Fax Number: (206) 352-2049

5.  Snohomish County Public Works Solid Waste - Take it Back Network

Snohomish County has formed the Take It Back Network for electronics…a partnership between local government, retailers, haulers, recyclers, electronics manufacturers and consumers.

3000 Rockefeller Ave
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 388-6490

Contact:  Sego Jackson

6.  U.S. EPA Product Stewardship

EPA's Product Stewardship program has primarily focused on end-of-life considerations as a means of driving environmentally conscious design and resource conservation. However to address the full range of lifecycle issues, the Product Stewardship program also works with other EPA programs, as well as various public- and private-sector stakeholders, to promote "greener" design criteria and greener purchasing practices.

Office of Solid Waste (5306W)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washighton, DC 20460
Phone: (703) 308-7266

Contact:  Jenny Hampton


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