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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

2018 Annual Steward Meeting: Register Now

September 10, 2018 12:33 pm

The 2018 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) on Wednesday, October 24, will be an online experience for all. Following a review of attendance trends and steward input, this year’s event will be webcast only and supported by an enhanced web experience. The ASM, hosted by CSSA on behalf of the stewardship... Read More

Special Edition News & Updates: 2017 Annual Reports

July 4, 2018 1:34 pm

2017 Annual Reports CSSA is pleased to share with you the recently published 2017 annual reports for Recycle BC, Multi-Material Stewardship Western (MMSW), Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM), Stewardship Ontario and Automotive Materials Stewardship (AMS). The reports showcase each program’s performance, financials, new recycling initiatives and accomplishments over the last year.... Read More

Why Canada must push for a G7 plastics charter

June 4, 2018 8:21 am

As featured in The Globe and Mail on June 3, 2018. By John Coyne John Coyne is vice-president, legal and external affairs at Unilever Canada and executive board chair of Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA). The federal government will advocate for a “plastics charter” at this week’s G7 summit in... Read More