Steve Aschebrock from Inzide has been traveling around the country with SBN in the past few weeks to support and promote the new SBN Product Stewardship campaign sharing the "why" products must be designed with their new life in mind... It has been a fantastic week meeting like-minded individuals looking to join the circular economy during t
It was superb to see huge business engagement around product stewardship – businesses recognising the need and now wanting to know how best to implement it based on the learnings' of the 4 business that spoke of their product stewardship journeys at the events.
It was encouraging to see a lot of activity happening within businesses to manage environmental impacts of products in the mid-long term. The design phase of products is increasingly being recognised as the key to optimising product stewardship scheme, utilising circular economy models to prevent product stewardship just being an end of life solution to a linear product.
Involving all organisations across the supply chain is a fundamental aspect of product stewardship and businesses don’t have to do it alone. If you are interested in becoming part of the Circualr Economy and implementing Product Stewardship, get in contact with the team at SBN - they will steer you in the right direction. https://sustainable.org.nz/join-sbn/