Voluntary Approach

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Voluntary Approach
Manufacturers may choose to implement take-back programs on a voluntary basis. 

  • Batteries
    This program has diverted more than 85 million pounds of batteries and cell phones from the solid waste stream and established more than 34,000 collection sites throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • Ceiling Tiles
    Armstrong Ceiling Tile Recycling Program
    This program has diverted more than 195 million square feet of used ceiling tiles from landfills since 1999.

Additional Product Stewardship Approaches

  • Pilot Offerings
  • Systems Thinking
  • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)
  • Product Declarations
  • Supply Chain
  • Extended Warranties