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CSSA EU Summit

December 11, 2014 1:14 pm

In November, CSSA hosted a one day summit ‘What can Canadian Provinces Learn from the EU About the Role of Producers and Compliance Schemes in Competitive Marketplaces for Extended Producer Responsibility?’ The summit provided an opportunity for key people in the producer, recycling, EPR, and regulatory communities to discuss what... Read More

CSSA – News and Updates – August 2014

September 12, 2014 11:54 am

Welcome to the September edition of CSSA News and Updates. This edition provides some important information on the upcoming Annual Steward Meeting; an update on recent activity in BC; and some highlights on the MMBC, MMSW, MMSM, and SO stewardship programs. Multi-Material BC off to a Successful Start On May... Read More


May 6, 2014 1:12 pm

With a population of over 500 million, and 28 Member States, the European Union (EU) makes up more than seven per cent of the world’s population and creates about 3 billion tonnes of waste annually1. It’s both the birthplace of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and the cradle that nurtured it.... Read More

Steward Reporting Webinar – Materials Now Available Online

March 20, 2014 3:03 pm

On March 20, 2014, CSSA held a webinar to provide businesses participating in packaging and printed paper stewardship programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario with information to help in the preparation and submission of 2014 reports both nationally and for individual programs. Materials from webinar:  View the webinar... Read More

CSSA – News and Updates – January 2014

January 31, 2014 2:09 pm

  Looking forward to 2014   All of us at CSSA would like to wish you a Happy New Year. The New Year has started off well with the news that our submission of a stewardship program plan for the management of packaging and printed paper in Saskatchewan has been... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – December 2013

December 20, 2013 11:05 am

Reflecting on a busy year This last year has proceeded at a frenetic pace as CSSA has continued its work to consolidate and coordinate packaging and printed paper stewardship programs on a national scale. We have completed the company build, consolidated existing provincial entities under one umbrella, and started to... Read More

Discover the Benefits of EPR in a Triple Bottom Line

December 18, 2013 1:11 pm

Marketing strategist, Gina Carr once identified Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as the key strategic differentiator for the 21st century. Jed Emerson, a leader in the field of strategic philanthropy, talks about the concept of Blended Value—the powerful combination of social and fiscal responsibility. According to these experts, it is no... Read More

Happy Holidays from your CSSA team

December 17, 2013 2:51 pm

All of us at CSSA, and across our family of recycling organizations, want to extend our wishes for a happy holiday season and thank you for your support this year, The vision of a steward-led and funded organization tasked with bringing harmonization to the multiple packaging and printed paper stewardship... Read More

CSSA – News and Important Updates

November 21, 2013 11:58 am

CSSA Annual Steward Meeting – Highlights CSSA held its inaugural annual steward meeting on October 31, 2013. It was our first opportunity to demonstrate an early benefit of CSSA harmonization – one annual meeting, rather than three for each stewardship organization – saving the 350 attendees time and money. See... Read More

Materials and downloads from CSSA Annual Steward Meeting now available

November 1, 2013 12:08 pm

CSSA’s Annual National Meeting for Stewards of Packaging and Printed Paper Programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) and our family of recycling organizations held its first annual national meeting for stewards of packaging and printed paper programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario on October 31,... Read More