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RFP: CSSA Organizational Rebrand

February 15, 2019 2:48 pm

CSSA has issued an RFP for branding services. As the organization continues to evolve, there is an opportunity to better reflect who we are as an organization and what we do in a way that is clear and easy to understand. The new brand will allow us to better service... Read More

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources

January 24, 2019 2:08 pm

CSSA is helping ensure stewards are ready to report their annual packaging and paper product (PPP) data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. There will be reporting webinars on February 26 and 27 — the first is designed for new reporters and the second for more experienced reporters.... Read More

Final 2019 Policy, Rules and Membership Agreement Updates

December 18, 2018 6:21 pm

Updates are effective January 1, 2019 — click here to view the updated documents. A number of mostly minor changes have been made to some of the policies that were introduced at the beginning of 2018. The changes were approved by program boards following steward consultation. There have also been... Read More

News and Updates – December 2018

December 12, 2018 5:36 pm

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Hours Season’s Greetings from all of us! Thank you for your continued partnership and support during 2018! We all wish you a safe and prosperous New Year. Please be advised that offices will close at 1 p.m. regional time on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31,... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (December 2018)

December 7, 2018 2:26 pm

The second phase of the MCD Project, the Pilot test phase, is coming to closure.  The project consultant, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) completed a series of tests to measure the effectiveness of the protocols they have developed to measure the impact of a material’s characteristic, or group of characteristics, on... Read More

CSSA endorses circular economy for plastics

October 31, 2018 3:12 pm

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance is pleased to be among more than 250 organizations worldwide that are committed to an initiative for eradicating plastic waste and pollution. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment aims to create a circular economy for plastics, in which plastics never become waste. The Global Commitment, led... Read More

2018 Annual Steward Meeting Materials

October 24, 2018 6:03 pm

The 2018 Annual Steward Meeting was hosted by CSSA on behalf of the stewardship programs on Wednesday, October 24. It provided stewards with updates on packaging and paper recycling program performance along with next year’s program budgets and material fee rates. Below are links to the materials from the meeting: Download... Read More

2018 Annual Steward Meeting — Report to Stewards Now Available

October 17, 2018 3:57 pm

Stewards are reminded the 2018 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held on Wednesday, October 24, and will be a webcast event. Please register using the link below. The Report to Stewards (also known as the Pre-Read), which includes packaging and paper recycling program information along with 2019 budgets and fees for Recycle... Read More

News and Updates – October 2018

September 27, 2018 12:16 pm

Annual Steward Meeting Webcast: October 24 Registration is open for the 2018 Annual Steward Meeting taking place on Wednesday, October 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Learn about program performance along with next year’s program budgets and material fee rates. The meeting will be held via webcast. Click here to register.... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (September 2018)

September 27, 2018 8:00 am

The MCD Project is well into its second phase – the Pilot test phase. In preparation, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) has been designing the procedures for measuring the impacts of material characteristics such as density, size, form and ease of compaction on the MCD conceptual system. The pilot tests are... Read More