«EPR Operator» LLP is an organization, authorized by the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.1137 dated December 30, 2015, responsible for the implementation of the Extended Producer (importer) Responsibility principle in Kazakhstan. The EPR Operator is accountable to the authorized body in the field of environmental protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The EPR Operator seeks to create a unified system of integrated waste management of products (goods) and the involvement of this waste into a circulation as secondary raw materials, contributes to the infrastructure development of the waste processing industry with broad involvement of business, implements the introduction of “green” technologies.
The main areas of activity: the organization of collection, transportation, processing and disposal of waste goods (products) subject to EPR.
The company maintains close cooperation with specialized organizations that collect and process waste in all regions of Kazakhstan. The list of specialized organizations is presented in the register.
Extended Producer (importer) Responsibility
Extended Producer (importer) Responsibility: a strategy in the field of environmental protection aimed at reducing the negative environmental impact of products throughout the entire life cycle by making liability for damage caused by products and especially responsibilities for collection, processing and the final disposal of the product at its producer or importer.