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Annual Steward Meeting – October 21, 2020

October 8, 2020 2:19 pm

The 2020 Annual Steward Meeting for packaging and paper stewards took place on Wednesday, October 21. Report to Stewards 2020 ASM presentation 2020 ASM webinar recording 2020 ASM Q&A 2021 Material Fee Rates – this Excel file maps 2021 material fee rates with program material categories in a user-friendly format.

CSSA News and Updates – October 2020

October 5, 2020 5:51 pm

Payment and reporting update Please note that the temporary change announced in April to assist those stewards unable to meet payment deadlines will end December 31, 2020. The extended 90-day grace period for the application of interest will return to 30 days per the Penalty and Interest Policy. On behalf... Read More

CSSA and Recycle BC announce performance progress on New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

July 31, 2020 1:09 pm

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) is a proud endorser of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment and its vision of a circular economy for plastics, where plastics never become waste. In partnership with Recycle BC, CSSA committed to achieve format-specific plastic targets and is pleased to report... Read More

MCD Methodology Consultation Materials

June 26, 2020 7:56 am

On June 25, 2020, CSSA held an information webinar to introduce stakeholders to the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Methodology and its results. The consultation materials are available here. Please provide feedback on the MCD Methodology by July 23, 2020 to  The MCD Methodology is a new and innovative way... Read More

Join CSSA for a Consultation on the Material Cost Differentiation Methodology

June 9, 2020 3:19 pm

On June 25, 1:30 – 3:00 EDT, CSSA will hold an information webinar to introduce the steward community to the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Methodology and its results. The MCD Methodology is a new and innovative way to measure the cost impacts of materials on the recycling system. It will... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – June 2020

June 1, 2020 1:02 pm

Thank you! On behalf of Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM, Stewardship Ontario and AMS, CSSA acknowledges and appreciates the efforts made by stewards and collection partners to help keep their customers and colleagues healthy during the COVID-19 situation. CSSA staff is working remotely and the National Steward Services team is available... Read More

Steward reporting extension and options

April 3, 2020 1:00 pm

As organizations everywhere respond to the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to advise that the boards of CSSA-supported programs have approved measures to assist businesses with their Packaging and Paper Product (PPP) obligations during this difficult time. Extension on the Reporting Deadline and Adjustment Deadline We... Read More

CSSA update on COVID-19 situation

March 26, 2020 11:45 am

As stewards focus on implementing their business continuity plans and protecting the health and safety of their staff and customers, CSSA wants to advise that it is maintaining its ability to provide service and assistance while taking all necessary precautions. All CSSA and program staff is working remotely and travel... Read More

Alberta municipalities release study on EPR for PPP

March 10, 2020 3:50 pm

A study commissioned by Alberta municipalities and other stakeholders to help inform the design of a potential Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program for residential packaging and paper products (PPP) was released today by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA). The working group that led the study included CSSA, AUMA, Rural Municipalities... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – March 2020

March 9, 2020 1:55 pm

Ready to Report webinars and resources More than 200 stewards participated in recent reporting webinars to help them prepare to submit PPP data in the upgraded WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. Webinar replays, presentations and other information for new and experienced stewards are available on the 2020 Reporting Resources webpage. MCD consultations update... Read More