WHEREAS, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association encourages every manufacturer, no matter what their product, to maintain the highest possible standards of product stewardship.
WHEREAS, SPI defines product stewardship as the process in which the health, safety and environmental aspects of a product are identified and managed from its design through its disposal, reuse or through recycling.
THEREFORE, together with the inherent advantages of plastics, maintaining the highest possible standards of product stewardship helps ensure the safe and responsible role of plastics in enhancing the quality of life. This means that every aspect of the product lifecycle should be conducted to:
Approved by the SPI Board of Directors, October 13, 2006