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CSSA joins launch of Canada Plastics Pact

January 27, 2021 10:18 am

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance Inc. today joined with more than 40 organizations to launch the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) and work collectively to end plastic waste and pollution. The CPP unites businesses, government, non-governmental organizations and other key actors in the local plastics value chain to fundamentally rethink the way... Read More

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources for 2021

January 21, 2021 9:50 am

CSSA is helping ensure stewards are ready to report their annual packaging and paper data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. The proven, secure reporting platform was upgraded last year and is easier to use. Once you are logged in to the Portal, direct assistance from the NSS team... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – December 2020

December 16, 2020 12:29 pm

Thank you and holiday hours On behalf of the programs, 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. The programs have maintained operations and are monitoring the pandemic’s impact on collection activities. Thank you... Read More

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 mcd@cssalliance.ca.  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