When referring to any of the results of our analysis and/or its concept and design, please cite us accordingly:
Global Plastics Policy Centre (2022) March A., Salam, S., Evans, T., Hilton, J., Fletcher, S. (editors). Global Plastics Policy Review. Revolution Plastics, University of Portsmouth.
South Africa Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) RegulationsView the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
The environmental costs of end-of-life management of a product is included in the sale price. The policy was delayed due to the need for further stakeholder engagement. There was insufficient evidence to review this policy.
Through an analytical framework, we've reviewed over 100 plastic policies. These reviews determine the effectiveness of policies in reducing plastic pollution and we offer recommendations in light of this evidence, to enhance future policy making. You can find out more about our methods on our methods page.Methods