<ul><li>How Can I Get Involved? </li></ul>Contents:  These slides describe what you can do to support product stewardship....
Who makes product stewardship happen? <ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Local governments </li></ul><ul><li>State gover...
Be a responsible consumer <ul><li>1. Buy Better Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buy goods that are durable  </li></ul></ul>...
Take Advantage of Existing Programs Another Bright Idea Use these companies’ collection programs Use Nebraska’s Programs: ...
Take Advantage of PSI <ul><li>Website – product information </li></ul><ul><li>Government strategic conference calls –  leg...
Get Involved! <ul><li>Join the Nebraska Product Stewardship Initiative  </li></ul><ul><li>Use the online toolkit to find o...
Sign Up to Participate <ul><li>Receive information about Nebraska’s Product Stewardship Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>[emai...
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11 How to get involved

  1. 1. <ul><li>How Can I Get Involved? </li></ul>Contents: These slides describe what you can do to support product stewardship. They also provide information on the Nebraska Product Stewardship Initiative, who’s involved, and how to get more information.
  2. 2. Who makes product stewardship happen? <ul><li>Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Local governments </li></ul><ul><li>State governments </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental/health organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Other institutions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Be a responsible consumer <ul><li>1. Buy Better Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buy goods that are durable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buy used when possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look for environmentally preferable goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>That don’t contain toxics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are made from recycle materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2. When you are finished: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resell </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reuse </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recycle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Or safely dispose of your goods </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Take Advantage of Existing Programs Another Bright Idea Use these companies’ collection programs Use Nebraska’s Programs: The Bucket Project Nebraska Materials Exchange National Programs: Call2Recycle Thermostat Recycling Corp. End of Life Vehicle Solutions
  5. 5. Take Advantage of PSI <ul><li>Website – product information </li></ul><ul><li>Government strategic conference calls – legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Product-specific dialogues </li></ul><ul><li>Member/Partner Update Calls (monthly briefings) </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Conference Calls (12/year) </li></ul><ul><li>Product Stewardship Updates (26/year) </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletter (quarterly) </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Product Stewardship Forum </li></ul>
  6. 6. Get Involved! <ul><li>Join the Nebraska Product Stewardship Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Use the online toolkit to find out how you can promote product stewardship </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sign Up to Participate <ul><li>Receive information about Nebraska’s Product Stewardship Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(617) 236 - 8293 </li></ul>
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