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Product stewardship is a product-centered approach to environmental protection. It calls on those in the product lifecycle—manufacturers, retailers, users, and disposers—to share responsibility for reducing the environmental impacts of products. This website highlights the latest developments in product stewardship and provides numerous links to other sources of information.
- Basic Information - describes what Product Stewardship is and how it relates to both business and government.
- Products - describes how manufacturers, retailers, governments, and local communities are finding solutions to reduce waste and manage products at their end of life.
- Product Service Systems and Servicizing - defines and categorizes product service systems and describes servicizing
- Site Map - provides a listing of all the topics discussed on the site.
Please note that the mention of any company, product, or process on this website does not constitute or imply endorsement by EPA.