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Kaustubh Thapa

PhD Researcher at Utrecht University

Kaustubh Thapa is part of the CRESTING project at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University. His transdisciplinary research focuses on the transboundary movement of European waste to the countries in the Global South in the context of a circular economy and just transition. As part of his PhD, he researches European e-waste shipment to Nigeria and plastic waste to Vietnam.

From EPR to UPR: why producer responsibility might need to be extended further

Scientists in the Netherlands have conducted research on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)…