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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

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources

January 21, 2020 12:14 pm

CSSA is helping ensure stewards are ready to report their annual packaging and printed product (PPP) data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. A reminder that the Portal has been upgraded for 2020 to make the proven, secure reporting platform better and easier to use. With the... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – December 2019

December 19, 2019 8:28 am

WeRecycle Portal upgraded for 2020 A technology upgrade to the WeRecycle Portal will make the proven, secure reporting platform better and easier to use beginning January 1, 2020. While updating the system to extend its value, we have listened to your suggestions to make improvements. Stewards and service providers will... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) Project Update (December 2019)

December 9, 2019 11:40 am

The Material Cost Differentiation project team and Steering Committee members are finalizing the materials for upcoming consultations. January meetings with the Steward Consultation Committee will include a half-day workshop to review the project outcomes and determine how best to engage with the steward community. Further information and background on MCD is available... Read More

2019 Annual Steward Meeting Materials

October 25, 2019 2:30 pm

The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting was hosted by CSSA on behalf of the stewardship programs on Thursday, 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:... Read More

CSSA’s progress on its plastic commitments released in New Global Commitment report

October 24, 2019 2:25 pm

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance is a proud endorser of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’s common vision of a circular economy for plastics, where plastics never become waste. Today, the Global Commitment released its first progress report. CSSA’s progress on its commitments can be found starting on page 337 here.... Read More

News and Updates – October 2019

October 8, 2019 12:01 pm

Register for October 24 Annual Steward Meeting  The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 24 at 2:30 pm ET. Based on steward feedback, the meeting will be a webinar event again this year. The Report to Stewards that includes 2020 fee rates will be distributed in advance.... Read More