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Materials from the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting

October 27, 2016 11:15 am

Thank you to those of you who joined us at the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting! We hope you found the meeting informative and useful. Below are the materials from the meeting. Materials Pre-read Webinar Presentations Material Cost Differentiation Video Q&A For those of you who attended the meeting either by... Read More

Pre-read for the 2016 Annual Steward Meeting Now Available

October 18, 2016 11:27 am

The 2016 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) will be taking place on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. If you have not registered, you can do so here. The pre-read document is now available for you to review program information in advance of the meeting. Agenda Highlights: 2017 Budgets and Fees: Program Directors will review performance... Read More

Save the Date: 2016 Annual Steward Meeting

September 12, 2016 1:54 pm

CSSA’s Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is our main event, held on behalf of our partner stewardship programs, for keeping stewards informed about packaging and paper recycling programs and fees. Our 2016 ASM will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, in Toronto (at the International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road)... Read More

New Four-Step Fee Methodology Receives Broad Stakeholder Support and Board Approvals

July 5, 2016 9:28 am

The new fee methodology and its guiding principles, developed over the past year by the Steward Consultation Committee (SCC), have received broad support from stakeholders and has now also been approved by the Boards of Directors of MMBC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario. The consultation process, which began on April... Read More

Calculator Now Available to Compare the New Methodology with the Current Methodology

April 27, 2016 2:41 pm

A calculator has been created to assist packaging and printed paper stewards in comparing the current fee methodology with the new methodology using your 2016 program’s fee schedule. This tool will provide you with an order of magnitude variance in your total fees. Please note that the fees presented as... Read More

Proposed Methodology Meeting Materials & Feedback

April 22, 2016 3:12 pm

A consultation meeting regarding the new proposed fee methodology for packaging and printed paper (PPP) stewardship programs was held on April 21, 2016. Over the past year, a dedicated group of stewards, known as the Steward Consultation Committee (SCC), have developed a proposed new fee methodology for packaging and printed paper that takes a... Read More

Proposed Fee Methodology Consultation Document Now Available

April 14, 2016 10:47 am

We invite you to download and review the Proposed Fee Methodology Consultation document to learn more prior to the meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016.  If you haven’t already, please register here to attend the meeting either in-person or via webinar:  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pacific time 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Central... Read More

Sector-Specific Reporting Tips Now Available!

April 6, 2016 12:52 pm

The May 31st reporting deadline is fast approaching. New and enhanced resources are now available to help you prepare your material reports, including the all-new Sector-Specific Reporting Tips. Access these tools here:  Sector-Specific Reporting Tips General Best Practice Reporting Tips 2016 Updated National Guidebook Sector-specific reporting tips are new this year to... Read More

2016 Guidebook and Steward Lists Now Available

March 4, 2016 2:26 pm

The updated guidebook for steward reporting is now available here. The guidebook provides important guidance to help you prepare your steward report including definitions, methodologies, examples of materials included in each stewardship program and the national and provincial material lists. The guidebook is now located in a microsite where you... Read More

Happy Holidays and Holiday Office Hours

December 16, 2015 1:27 pm

Holiday Office Hours Please be advised of the hours of operation applicable to CSSA, MMBC, MMSW and SO offices during the holiday season: December 21st, 22nd & 23rd – regular office hours December 24th – office will close at 1:00 p.m (local time in BC, SK, ON) December 25th &... Read More