Supplement S1: This supporting information provides background on how the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, which regulates hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, came to be separated from the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. Additional detail on the origins of the term “individual producer responsibility” (IPR) is also provided, with background references related to the arguments presented in the main text.

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