EPR helps Vietnam build a ‘green’ recycling industry: experts

While affirming the role of extended producer responsibility (EPR) in supporting waste treatment and the circular economy is closely linked to each other, many experts believed that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) needs to come up with a roadmap for the implementation of EPR.

EPR is the best way to ensure that business expenses are properly allocated and that waste can be managed at its end state. However, the expert emphasised the importance of having an extended responsibility of all parties because the collection and recycling of waste depends on consumer behaviour as well as necessary improvements in waste management and government administration.

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