Panel 1 baptiste legay (france)


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Panel 1 baptiste legay (france)

  1. 1. Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Crédit photo : Arnaud Bouissou/MEDDTL Key factors for successful implementation of EPR French experience Global Forum on Environment: Promoting Sustainable Materials Management through EPR OECD, Tokyo, 19 June 2014
  2. 2. 20/02/14 2 All stakeholders onboard • EPR schemes are an opportunity to organise dialogue : • Through dialogue can emerge visibility for all: – French PROs must abide by specific ‘terms of reference’ negotiated every 6 years Producers Municipalities Waste management operators NGOs (Environmental, consumers) Government
  3. 3. 20/02/14 3 Public control is key • Governments need to remain in control and mitigate risks – Competition issues, market dominance – Freeriders • Control and sanction when necessary
  4. 4. 20/02/14 4 See EPR as an industrial project • EPR is a tool with environmental, economic and social dimensions • EPR schemes help kickstart an industrial waste management network: – Money is available through producers – Results are required through obligations – This creates robust conditions for investments – And contributes to a circular economy model
  5. 5. Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable, et de l'Energie Thank you for your attention