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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

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

February 25, 2019 11:00 am

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... Read More

RFP: CSSA Organizational Rebrand

February 15, 2019 2:48 pm

CSSA has issued an RFP for branding services. As the organization continues to evolve, there is an opportunity to better reflect who we are as an organization and what we do in a way that is clear and easy to understand. The new brand will allow us to better service... Read More

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources

January 24, 2019 2:08 pm

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,... Read More

Final 2019 Policy, Rules and Membership Agreement Updates

December 18, 2018 6:21 pm

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... Read More

News and Updates – December 2018

December 12, 2018 5:36 pm

‘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,... Read More

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

December 7, 2018 2:26 pm

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... Read More

2018 Annual Steward Meeting Materials

October 24, 2018 6:03 pm

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... Read More