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Who is Responsible for Recycling Waste?

For more information on this topic, we recommend reading Paul Hawkin's The Ecology of Commerce.

Who should pay for the eventual disposal costs of products such as computers, glass bottles and old cars?
  • Manufacturers - that way they'd build products that are less harmful to the environment.
  • Consumers - if we had to pay for the disposal costs, we'd be more likely to consider the eco-impact of the product.
  • It depends on the product.
  • The Government - the problem of product disposal is a burden all of society should bear.
  • Other
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