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Steward Reporting Webinar – Materials Now Available Online

March 20, 2014 3:03 pm

On March 20, 2014, CSSA held a webinar to provide businesses participating in packaging and printed paper stewardship programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario with information to help in the preparation and submission of 2014 reports both nationally and for individual programs. Materials from webinar:  View the webinar... Read More

Preparing Your 2014 Steward Reports: Join us for a Webinar to learn about new tools and next steps

March 6, 2014 3:03 pm

Preparing Your 2014 Steward Reports: Join us for a Webinar to learn about new tools and next steps CSSA is holding a webinar on March 20 to provide businesses participating in packaging and printed paper stewardship programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario with information to help you prepare and... Read More

CSSA – News and Updates – January 2014

January 31, 2014 2:09 pm

  Looking forward to 2014   All of us at CSSA would like to wish you a Happy New Year. The New Year has started off well with the news that our submission of a stewardship program plan for the management of packaging and printed paper in Saskatchewan has been... Read More

CSSA News and Updates – December 2013

December 20, 2013 11:05 am

Reflecting on a busy year This last year has proceeded at a frenetic pace as CSSA has continued its work to consolidate and coordinate packaging and printed paper stewardship programs on a national scale. We have completed the company build, consolidated existing provincial entities under one umbrella, and started to... Read More

Discover the Benefits of EPR in a Triple Bottom Line

December 18, 2013 1:11 pm

Marketing strategist, Gina Carr once identified Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as the key strategic differentiator for the 21st century. Jed Emerson, a leader in the field of strategic philanthropy, talks about the concept of Blended Value—the powerful combination of social and fiscal responsibility. According to these experts, it is no... Read More

Happy Holidays from your CSSA team

December 17, 2013 2:51 pm

All of us at CSSA, and across our family of recycling organizations, want to extend our wishes for a happy holiday season and thank you for your support this year, The vision of a steward-led and funded organization tasked with bringing harmonization to the multiple packaging and printed paper stewardship... Read More

CSSA – News and Important Updates

November 21, 2013 11:58 am

CSSA Annual Steward Meeting – Highlights CSSA held its inaugural annual steward meeting on October 31, 2013. It was our first opportunity to demonstrate an early benefit of CSSA harmonization – one annual meeting, rather than three for each stewardship organization – saving the 350 attendees time and money. See... Read More

Materials and downloads from CSSA Annual Steward Meeting now available

November 1, 2013 12:08 pm

CSSA’s Annual National Meeting for Stewards of Packaging and Printed Paper Programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) and our family of recycling organizations held its first annual national meeting for stewards of packaging and printed paper programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario on October 31,... Read More

Register for National Meeting for Stewards

October 11, 2013 2:58 pm

Register for CSSA’s National Meeting for Stewards of Packaging and Printed Paper Programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario. Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) and our family of recycling organizations are pleased to invite stewards of packaging and printed paper programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario to the first annual national... Read More

What is EPR and Why is it Important?

September 16, 2013 1:10 pm

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) describes the comprehensive obligation that Canadian businesses have to reduce the environmental impact of their products and packaging.  Under the EPR model of cradle-to-grave product management, a producer’s responsibility spans the entire product management lifecycle, because that responsibility is extended to the post-consumer phase. This obligation encompasses... Read More