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Make it repairable? • Reduce its material and energy use? • Phase out toxic materials? • Reduce packaging? • Reduce transportation needs? Sample Questions to Ask a Food Producer 1 Has your company conducted Life Cycle Assessments for its products? How international is the scope of these assessments? 2 Are these studies available to consumers? How? 3 Are results of your LCAs discussed with workers? 4 Do you use LCAs when evaluating your suppliers? 5 Do you use, or do you plan to use, genetically modified crops?
Because it is costly to change product design, extended producer responsibility could prevent the production and sale of short-life, disposable goods designed for obsolescence. It would question the economic feasibility of reprocessing toxic materials contained in used products. It would question the use of multiple and composite materials as well as the design of products whose components cannot be reused or their materials recycled. More immediately, EPR can be a way to shift waste management costs from the public sector back to the private sector.
Do you take back your products for reuse, repair, or recycling? 5 6 7 8 9 Social criteria: What is your policy on labor practices? Do these extend to your suppliers? How do you monitor labor practices in developing countries? Is this independently certified? Are results of your LCAs discussed with workers? Do you use LCAs when evaluating your suppliers? What happens to your product at the end of its life? Do you have plans to improve your product profile? If so, how? For example, do you have plans for your company and your suppliers to: • Prolong the durability of the product?