Title:

Integrated product policy as an approach supporting sustainable patterns of production and consumption

Title in Polish:

Zintegrowana polityka produktowa jako podejście wspomagające zrównoważone wzorce produkcji i konsumpcji

Creator:

Hąbek, Patrycja

Abstract:

The article presents an integrated approach to the product environmental impact at all stages of its life cycle, implemen ‐ ted within the European Union policy to promote sustainable pa Ʃ erns of produc Ɵ on and consump Ɵ on. In the fi rst part of the ar Ɵ cle the author points out the need to separate the interdependence between economic growth and increase of resource consump Ɵ on and nega Ɵ ve environmental impact. Further on, the integrated product policy is discussed with the regard to its genesis, principles and instruments of implementa Ɵ on.

Keywords:

decoupling ; product life cycle ; European Union policy

Date:

2011

Format:

application/pdf

Language:

eng

Licence:

CC-BY 3.0