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News and Updates – March 2018

March 22, 2018 11:13 am

Reporting Webinars, Resources and Deadline Thanks to those stewards who participated in the Ready to Report webinars on February 28 and March 1. All webinar materials, including question and answer summaries, are available on the 2018 Reporting Resources webpage. The page also includes a wide range of materials to assist in preparing... Read More

Ready to Report Webinars

January 29, 2018 10:38 am

Ready to Report Webinars Resources available for preparing your 2018 Steward Report CSSA has launched two important initiatives in response to steward input to help stewards prepare their packaging and printed paper (PPP) annual reports for submission by May 31. Reporting webinars were held on February 28 and March 1 – the... Read More

News and Updates – December 2017

December 20, 2017 10:31 am

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Hours Season’s Greetings from all of us! Thank you for your continued partnership and support during 2017! We all wish you a safe and prosperous New Year. Please be advised of the hours of operation applicable to the CSSA office during the holiday season: December... Read More

Final Changes to 2018 Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies

December 15, 2017 3:52 pm

The proposed changes to Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies were shared with stewards in October 2017 – the programs thank the many stewards that participated in webinars and provided submissions during the consultation period. After considering steward feedback, the program boards determined that most of the proposed changes will take... Read More

Material Cost Differentiation Project – Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS) is on board!

December 13, 2017 9:00 am

CSSA is pleased to announce that RRS has been awarded the first contract to provide expert consulting support to the Material Cost Differentiation (MCD) project. The launch of the MCD project was announced to the steward community in October of 2016 as a necessary next step to the fee setting... Read More

Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies Update

November 13, 2017 6:38 am

Thanks to all stewards who participated in the recent webinars and submitted questions/feedback on proposed changes to Membership Agreements, Rules and Policies. The Questions and Answers from the webinars have been posted to the CSSA website and responses to submitted questions are being prepared. All documents, along with webinar presentations... Read More

Materials & Feedback Request from the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting

November 1, 2017 1:24 pm

Thank you to stewards who joined us at the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting! We hope you found the meeting informative and useful. Below are links to the materials from the meeting. Materials Report to Stewards (also known as the Pre-read) Webinar Presentations Q&A Feedback and Consultation Stewards are invited to submit... Read More

Annual Steward Meeting – Reminder and Report Available

October 24, 2017 3:53 pm

Stewards are reminded that the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held next week. Registration and agenda information are below. The Report to Stewards (also known as the Pre-read), which includes packaging and paper recycling program information along with 2018 budgets and fees for MMSM, MMSW, Recycle BC and Stewardship Ontario, can... Read More

News and Updates – October 2017

October 10, 2017 12:00 pm

Steward Satisfaction Survey A recent steward survey measuring satisfaction levels related to services provided by CSSA (i.e. call centre queries, reporting and invoicing support) shows a high level of satisfaction and provides support for continued harmonization and simplified reporting initiatives. Details on the survey results are available here. October events Webinar:... Read More

2017 Annual Steward Meeting: Register Now

September 21, 2017 2:40 pm

As expectations grow for businesses to contribute more toward building a circular economy, the 2017 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) will help stewards better understand and prepare for the future of stewardship and recycling. The ASM, held on behalf of CSSA partner stewardship programs, will include a keynote by Ontario’s Environmental... Read More