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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

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