Product stewardship

Agcarm and its members are committed to the product stewardship or life-cycle approach to product management.

Product stewardship is the responsible and ethical management of a product from its discovery or development through to its ultimate use and disposal – from ‘cradle to grave’.

Stewardship begins at the research and development phase of a product, going on to distribution and use, through to eventual phase-out and disposal of any waste.

Agcarm members support product stewardship in a range of ways including: