2021 Annual Steward Meeting

The 2021 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held on Wednesday, October 27, and will be webcast via Zoom. Please register using the link below. The ASM will review 2022 budgets and fees for Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario and provide updates on packaging and paper recycling program performance. The Report to Stewards … Continued

GFL Announces the Formation of the Resource Recovery Alliance and the Definitive Agreement to Acquire Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance

July 6, 2021 – GFL Environmental Inc. (“GFL”) announced today that it has formed the Resource Recovery Alliance (“RRA”) in response to the Government of Ontario’s extended producer responsibility regulation requiring product and packaging producers (“producers”) to operate and fully finance Ontario’s Blue Box program. RRA will become a producer responsibility organization (“PRO”) under the new legislation and … Continued

CSSA Special Edition News – 2020 Annual Reports

On behalf of our program partners, CSSA is pleased to share the recently published 2020 Annual Reports. The reports showcase each program’s performance, financials, recycling initiatives and accomplishments over the past year. Thank you to all our stakeholders for your continued support and particularly your commitment to ensuring the ongoing delivery of recycling services throughout … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – June 2021

Reporting deadline reminder Packaging and paper stewards are reminded that 2021 reports of 2020 data were due to be submitted to the WeRecycle Portal by May 31, 2021. Thank you to all who have submitted their reports. A wide range of tools and information to assist reporting, including the Ready to Report Webinars, are available … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – March 2021

Ready to Report webinars and resources Nearly 400 stewards participated in recent reporting webinars to help them prepare to submit packaging and paper data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. Webinar replays, presentations, questions and answers, and other information for new and experienced stewards are available on the 2021 Reporting Resources webpage. … Continued

CSSA joins launch of Canada Plastics Pact

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 we design, use, and reuse … Continued

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources for 2021

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 is available via online chat, … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – December 2020

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 for your continued partnership and … Continued

Annual Steward Meeting – October 21, 2020

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

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 of the programs, CSSA thanks … Continued