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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

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