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

September 30, 2019 1:36 pm

The MCD project is preparing to complete its final measurement study and to re-engage with stewards about the significant progress made toward meeting the project’s objectives. The MCD project was established in 2017 to develop a comprehensive methodology for measuring how a material’s characteristics impact the cost of recycling system... Read More

2019 Annual Steward Meeting WEBCAST – Register Now

September 10, 2019 12:12 pm

The 2019 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) on Thursday, October 24, will be an online experience. Based on steward feedback, this year’s event will again be webcast only. The ASM, held on behalf of CSSA partner stewardship programs, provides stewards with updates on packaging and paper recycling program performance along with next... Read More

News and Updates – May 2019

June 3, 2019 12:02 pm

Reporting deadline reminder Stewards are reminded that 2019 reports of 2018 packaging and paper data must be submitted to the WeRecycle Portal by May 31, 2019. A wide range of tools and information to assist reporting, including the Ready to Report Webinars, are available on the 2019 Reporting Resources webpage. Steward survey Thanks to all... Read More

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

May 14, 2019 3:02 pm

The project’s Material Category Test to identify how many unique material categories are required to properly measure material characteristics’ influence on the cost of recycling system activities is nearly complete. The test gathered five 10-tonne samples of packaging and printed paper and four of the samples were run through a... Read More

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

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