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News and Updates – October 2017

October 10, 2017 12:00 pm

Steward Satisfaction Survey A recent steward survey measuring satisfaction levels related to services provided by CSSA (i.e. call centre queries, reporting and invoicing support) shows a high level of satisfaction and provides support for continued harmonization and simplified reporting initiatives. Details on the survey results are available here. October events Webinar:... Read More

2017 Annual Steward Meeting: Register Now

September 21, 2017 2:40 pm

As expectations grow for businesses to contribute more toward building a circular economy, the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) will help stewards better understand and prepare for the future of stewardship and recycling. The ASM, held on behalf of CSSA partner stewardship programs, will include a keynote by Ontario’s Environmental... Read More

Register for October Events: Steward Consultations and Annual Meeting

September 19, 2017 9:06 am

October will be a busy month for the steward community, with three scheduled events that will provide important information about stewardship programs. Stewards are invited to participate in: a webinar about proposed program Rules and Membership Agreement updates a meeting to discuss Stewardship Ontario’s development of an amended Blue Box... Read More

CSSA Request for Expressions of Interest for a Material Cost Differentiation Study

July 27, 2017 1:55 am

CSSA is seeking expressions of interest and submission of qualifications from organizations interested in providing technical assistance to the Material Differentiation (MCD) project. CSSA will use submissions to prepare a roster of potentially qualified companies from which to seek proposals for specific engagements during the course of the project. Canadian... Read More

Special Edition News & Updates: Annual Reports & MCD Project

July 6, 2017 9:37 am

2016 Annual Reports CSSA is pleased to share with you the recently published 2016 annual reports for Recycle BC, Multi-Material Stewardship Western (MMSW), Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) and Stewardship Ontario. The reports showcase each program’s performance, financials, new recycling initiatives and accomplishments over the last year. Thank you for your... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation Project Gets Green Light

July 5, 2017 2:48 pm

At their May and June meetings, Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario’s Board of Directors approved the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Charter. With their support, the project is now underway. In Q4 of 2016, each of the four Boards were asked to assign a delegate to the Guiding... Read More

News and Updates – June 2017

June 26, 2017 11:30 am

Reporting season comes to an end Thank you for submitting your annual packaging and printed paper steward reports by the May 31 deadline. If you haven’t submitted your report, please do so as soon as possible on the WeRecycle Portal. Please note that you may be contacted in the coming weeks as part of... Read More

Adjustment Policy Affirmed by Stewardship Program Boards

April 20, 2017 4:50 pm

Over the past year, some stewards and/or their consultants have expressed dissatisfaction with the Adjustment Policy administered by CSSA on behalf of Stewardship Ontario, Recycle BC (formerly MMBC), MMSW and MMSM.  The Boards of Stewardship Ontario, Recycle BC, MMSW (the “Boards”) have recently considered and affirmed their ongoing commitment to... Read More

Ready to Report Webinar Materials Available

March 2, 2017 12:45 pm

The annual reporting webinar was held on March 1, 2017. Webinar topics included: What’s new in the Guidebook and sector Tip Sheets Using updated Steward Lists to identify resident and voluntary stewards for each program Material category and sector-specific reporting tips Collecting and submitting data for the WeRecycle Portal Below are the materials from the webinar: Webinar... Read More

Ready to Report: Register for March 1st Steward Webinar

January 24, 2017 4:33 pm

CSSA’s annual reporting webinar on Wednesday, March 1 will help stewards be Ready to Report for 2017. The webinar is useful for those who are new to reporting or just interested in refreshing their knowledge. Along with program updates, it provides an overview of the reporting process, best practices and other... Read More