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Re: [greenyes] Green party zero waste platform
It is also interesting this is the nation Green
statement, unfortunately and more importantly do the
individual members and citizens practice this, unlike
their energy stance I know for a fact they do not
practice what they preach, well maybe in CA but not in
PA.


--- amy perlmutter <amyperl@no.address> wrote:

> From Karl Zehr's posting:
> http://www.greenparty.org
> 
> "3. We support making manufacturers responsible for
> the full life cycle of
> their products by taking back used packaging and
> products for
> remanufacturing, reuse, or recycling. The
> electronics industry in particular
> must redesign its products to eliminate toxic
> components and enable clean
> recycling. We support the Principles of Extended
> Producer Responsibility
> (www.grrn.org/epr/epr_principles.html), as outlined
> by the EPR Working Group
> of the Grassroots Recycling Network. Policies to
> assist this transition
> include bans, recycled content standards, and
> economic incentives such as
> taxation, special fees, and deposits. "
>  
> I find it interesting that the description of 'full
> life cycle' only talks
> about what happens to a product after its life is
> over-- not about what goes
> into making the products. I would imagine the
> environmental and social
> impacts of mining are at least equal to those
> associated with disposal.  
> 
> 
> 


		
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