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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

News and Updates – May 2018

May 29, 2018 11:55 am

Reporting Deadline: May 31, 2018 Thank you to stewards who have submitted their annual packaging and printed paper reports. If you haven’t yet submitted your report, please do so as soon as possible on the WeRecycle Portal. The reporting deadline is Thursday, May 31, 2018. A reminder that reporting information... Read More

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

May 28, 2018 2:55 pm

The MCD Project is progressing. Phase 1 of the project is completed and Phase 2 has commenced. Phase 1 required Resource Recycling Solutions (RRS) to identify the material characteristics that impact the cost of recycling activities; recommend system boundaries (where the system starts and stops); and propose a design for... Read More

News and Updates – March 2018

March 22, 2018 11:13 am

Reporting Webinars, Resources and Deadline Thanks to those stewards who participated in the Ready to Report webinars on February 28 and March 1. All webinar materials, including question and answer summaries, are available on the 2018 Reporting Resources webpage. The page also includes a wide range of materials to assist in preparing... Read More

Ready to Report Webinars

January 29, 2018 10:38 am

Ready to Report Webinars Resources available for preparing your 2018 Steward Report CSSA has launched two important initiatives in response to steward input to help stewards prepare their packaging and printed paper (PPP) annual reports for submission by May 31. Reporting webinars were held on February 28 and March 1 – the... Read More

News and Updates – December 2017

December 20, 2017 10:31 am

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Hours Season’s Greetings from all of us! Thank you for your continued partnership and support during 2017! We all wish you a safe and prosperous New Year. Please be advised of the hours of operation applicable to the CSSA office during the holiday season: December... Read More

Final Changes to 2018 Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies

December 15, 2017 3:52 pm

The proposed changes to Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies were shared with stewards in October 2017 – the programs thank the many stewards that participated in webinars and provided submissions during the consultation period. After considering steward feedback, the program boards determined that most of the proposed changes will take... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation Project – Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS) is on board!

December 13, 2017 9:00 am

CSSA is pleased to announce that RRS has been awarded the first contract to provide expert consulting support to the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) project. The launch of the MCD project was announced to the steward community in October of 2016 as a necessary next step to the fee setting... Read More

Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies Update

November 13, 2017 6:38 am

Thanks to all stewards who participated in the recent webinars and submitted questions/feedback on proposed changes to Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies. The Questions and Answers from the webinars have been posted to the CSSA website and responses to submitted questions are being prepared. All documents, along with webinar presentations... Read More

Materials & Feedback Request from the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting

November 1, 2017 1:24 pm

Thank you to stewards who joined us at the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting! We hope you found the meeting informative and useful. Below are links to the materials from the meeting. Materials Report to Stewards (also known as the Pre-read) Webinar Presentations Q&A Feedback and Consultation Stewards are invited to submit... Read More