Extended Producer Responsibility

 

What is Extended Producer Responsibility?

Extender Producer Responsibility (EPR) is an environmental policy approach where producers are responsible for the cost of their product packaging from production through to the post-consumer stage of its life cycle.

Extender Producer Responsibility shifts the responsibility and cost of recycling from governments to producers and gives financial incentives for producers to create product packaging that is better designed for recycling at the end of its life cycle. Currently, Alberta is one of the only provinces in Canada that does not have EPR Program in place.

Learn more about Extender Producer Responsibility here.

Help us bring Extended Producer Responsibility to Alberta

As residents of Devon and of Alberta, we care about recycling and keeping it viable for the future. Please, help us let the provincial government know that Alberta should be pursuing EPR by filling out our letter template. All signed letters will be shared with Devon Council and forwarded on to the provincial government.

Click here for the resident letter template asking the Alberta Government to pursue the EPR Program
(right click the above link and click "save link as" for the fillable version of the PDF)

Signed letters can be sent with Attn: Andy Tchir, Environment and Sustainability Coordinator for the Town of Devon to:

In Person
Town of Devon Office at #1 Columbia Ave. West, Devon, AB

By Mail
Town of Devon Office, #1 Columbia Ave. West, Devon, AB T9G 1A1

By Email
Letters can be emailed to ATchir@devon.ca

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