Fighting tobacco product waste: Holding tobacco industry accountable for its environmental footprint

June 2, 2022Tobacco control experts, including ASH’s Executive Director Laurent Huber, and environmental advocates from around the world join our roundtable discussion, hosted by the World Health Organization, the WHO FCTC Secretariat, and the UN Environment Programme, to connect the dots between Extended Producer Responsibility, tobacco industry liability and polluter pays principle.

Panelists discuss policy options for mitigating tobacco product waste, including case studies from Kigali and San Francisco.

The webinar sheds light on the global detrimental impact of tobacco product waste on environment, economy, societies, human health, biodiversity and water bodies, and provides clarity on the policy concept of Extended Producer Responsibility and its practical application by presenting case studies.

Read more about the webinar’s speakers here>

Learn more about the WHO’s 2022 campaign #TobaccoExposed, poisoning our planet, here>