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2019 Annual Steward Meeting Materials

October 25, 2019 2:30 pm

The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting was hosted by CSSA on behalf of the stewardship programs on Thursday, 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:... Read More

CSSA’s progress on its plastic commitments released in New Global Commitment report

October 24, 2019 2:25 pm

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance is a proud endorser of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’s common vision of a circular economy for plastics, where plastics never become waste. Today, the Global Commitment released its first progress report. CSSA’s progress on its commitments can be found starting on page 337 here.... Read More

News and Updates – October 2019

October 8, 2019 12:01 pm

Register for October 24 Annual Steward Meeting  The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 24 at 2:30 pm ET. Based on steward feedback, the meeting will be a webinar event again this year. The Report to Stewards that includes 2020 fee rates will be distributed in advance.... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (September 2019)

September 30, 2019 1:36 pm

The MCD project is preparing to complete its final measurement study and to re-engage with stewards about the significant progress made toward meeting the project’s objectives. The MCD project was established in 2017 to develop a comprehensive methodology for measuring how a material’s characteristics impact the cost of recycling system... Read More

2019 Annual Steward Meeting WEBCAST – Register Now

September 10, 2019 12:12 pm

The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) on Thursday, October 24, will be an online experience. Based on steward feedback, this year’s event will again be webcast only. The ASM, held on behalf of CSSA partner stewardship programs, provides stewards with updates on packaging and paper recycling program performance along with next... Read More

News and Updates – May 2019

June 3, 2019 12:02 pm

Reporting deadline reminder Stewards are reminded that 2019 reports of 2018 packaging and paper data must be submitted to the WeRecycle Portal by May 31, 2019. A wide range of tools and information to assist reporting, including the Ready to Report Webinars, are available on the 2019 Reporting Resources webpage. Steward survey Thanks to all... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (May 2019)

May 14, 2019 3:02 pm

The project’s Material Category Test to identify how many unique material categories are required to properly measure material characteristics’ influence on the cost of recycling system activities is nearly complete. The test gathered five 10-tonne samples of packaging and printed paper and four of the samples were run through a... Read More

CSSA sets commitments and endorses circular economy for plastics

March 14, 2019 6:00 am

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance is proud to endorse the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’s common vision of a circular economy for plastics, where plastics never become waste. We recognize this vision offers an effective, long term and root cause solution to plastic pollution with profound economic, environmental and societal benefits.... Read More

News and Updates – March 2019

March 7, 2019 6:26 pm

Ready to report webinarsMore than 300 stewards participated in recent reporting webinars to help them prepare to submit PPP data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. Webinar replays, presentations and other information for new and experienced stewards are available on the 2019 Reporting Resourceswebpage. Upcoming steward surveyCSSA has engaged Innovative... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (March 2019)

March 4, 2019 1:35 pm

Planning for the Material Category test is underway and partners are being identified to provide the significant quantities of sample material as well as access to a Material Recovery Facility. The outcome of the test will help inform recommended changes to the material categories used by stewards when preparing their... Read More