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Please see the attached reading and answer questions on Ethics.

Should manufacturers be legally liable for "cradle to grave" responsibility for their products?

Should manufacturers be responsible to recycle their products after consumers are finished with them?

Who should pay for disposal of consumer goods at the end of their product life?

What responsibility, if any, do we have to future generations?

How might these responsibilities change contemporary business?

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Should manufacturers be legally liable for "cradle to grave" responsibility for their products?

Yes, manufacturers should be liable for "cradle to grave" of their products. From the deontological ethical perspective, it is the duty of the manufacturers not to harm the environment with the production, use, and disposal of their products. So, it is an act of moral worth that manufacturers are responsible for "cradle to grave" responsibility. Consider the definition of sustainability. It means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future generations. if the manufacturers are made legally liable for "cradle to grave" of their products then it will be an act of sustainability.

Should manufacturers be responsible to recycle their products after consumers are finished with them?

Yes, the manufacturers should be responsible to recycle their products after the consumers are finished ...

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