Register for Stewardship Ontario’s MHSW Wind Up Plan Consultation Webinars

On April 12, 2018, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change issued direction to Stewardship Ontario to wind up the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program by December 31, 2020. Upon wind up, materials collected under the MHSW Program will be managed according to an individual producer responsibility (IPR) framework under the Resource Recovery … Continued

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources

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 were reporting webinars on February 26 and 27 — the first is designed for new reporters and the second for more experienced reporters. However, stewards could choose to attend … Continued

Final 2019 Policy, Rules and Membership Agreement Updates

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 minor changes to the Rules … Continued

News and Updates – December 2018

‘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, and will be closed for … Continued

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

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 the cost of the recycling … Continued

2018 Annual Steward Meeting Materials

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 the Report to Stewards (also known … Continued

2018 Annual Steward Meeting — Report to Stewards Now Available

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 BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship … Continued

News and Updates – October 2018

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. Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project … Continued

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

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 designed to validate the effectiveness … Continued

2018 Annual Steward Meeting: Register Now

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 programs, provides stewards with updates … Continued