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CSSA News and Updates – May 2015

May 26, 2015 4:52 pm

CSSA Reporting Webinar On April 29th, CSSA held a webinar designed to help stewards in the preparation of their steward reports. Over 400 businesses joined to learn about: tools and resources available to stewards to assist in the preparation of their reports answers to commonly asked questions, and guidance on... Read More

CSSA Reporting Reminder – Due May 31/June 1, 2015

May 19, 2015 4:54 pm

This message is a reminder of the approaching reporting deadlines for the following packaging and printed paper programs: Program Reporting Deadline MMBC: May 31, 2015 MMSW: May 31, 2015 MMSM: May 31, 2015 SO Blue Box: May 31, 2015 *As May 31 falls on a Sunday, you can submit your... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – December 2014

January 6, 2015 3:00 pm

Happy Holidays From all of us at CSSA and our family of recycling organizations, we wish you a happy holiday season and thank you for your contribution and support this past year. We hope you have a great holiday and we look forward to working with you in the New... Read More

CSSA EU Summit

December 11, 2014 4:38 pm

In November, CSSA hosted a one day summit ‘What can Canadian Provinces Learn from the EU About the Role of Producers and Compliance Schemes in Competitive Marketplaces for Extended Producer Responsibility?’ The summit provided an opportunity for key people in the producer, recycling, EPR, and regulatory communities to discuss what... Read More

Responsible Retail – The value of environmental sustainable practices in the eye of the consumer.

December 11, 2014 1:14 pm

In the last two decades, retailers in Canada and around the world have embraced environmentalism and stricter recycling policies for a host of reasons. But whether it’s a matter of ethics or simple cost cutting, studies show that consumers are more eager to shop at companies with a reputation for... Read More

CSSA EU Summit

December 11, 2014 1:14 pm

In November, CSSA hosted a one day summit ‘What can Canadian Provinces Learn from the EU About the Role of Producers and Compliance Schemes in Competitive Marketplaces for Extended Producer Responsibility?’ The summit provided an opportunity for key people in the producer, recycling, EPR, and regulatory communities to discuss what... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – October 2014

November 13, 2014 9:00 am

A Message from John Coyne It has been my honour and great privilege over the past year to work on your behalf as Executive Chair of CSSA. In the past year, CSSA has moved from a start-up faced with extremely high expectations from the steward community, to a fully operational,... Read More

CSSA – News and Updates – August 2014

September 12, 2014 11:54 am

Welcome to the September edition of CSSA News and Updates. This edition provides some important information on the upcoming Annual Steward Meeting; an update on recent activity in BC; and some highlights on the MMBC, MMSW, MMSM, and SO stewardship programs. Multi-Material BC off to a Successful Start On May... Read More

CSSA – News and Updates – May 2014

May 8, 2014 3:30 pm

Preparing to report As reporting deadlines fast approach, here’s a reminder of some useful tools we’ve developed to assist you in submitting your reports: National Guidebook – containing useful hints and tips for reporting, as well as detailed information on the packaging and printed paper you need to report on for... Read More

EPR IN THE EU—A RECYCLING EVOLUTION

May 6, 2014 1:12 pm

With a population of over 500 million, and 28 Member States, the European Union (EU) makes up more than seven per cent of the world’s population and creates about 3 billion tonnes of waste annually1. It’s both the birthplace of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and the cradle that nurtured it.... Read More