The second event in our Circular Economy Learning Series was Understanding Ontario’s New Batteries Regulation, which was designed to help those affected by the regulation understand and meet their obligations and participate in the new market for recycling, reusing and refurbishing batteries. See below for the various sessions.

  • Webinar – March 10
    This session provided an overview of the new Batteries Regulation and regulatory framework for battery recycling in Ontario. Listen to the webinar recording or view the presentation slides.
  • In-person workshop – April 8 in Toronto
    This event was cancelled in an effort to safeguard the health of our staff and stakeholders from COVID-19 and was replaced by a weekly webinar series, “Ask the Registrar.”
  • “Ask the Registrar” weekly webinar series – April 1 to April 22
    This series provided an online venue for stakeholders to engage RPRA’s Registrar, Pat Moran, and ask questions about the new Batteries Regulation, and for the Authority to present new information and any clarifications.

  • Understanding Your Requirements as a Battery Producer webinar – May 7
    The session was hosted by the Authority’s Registrar Pat Moran and covered topics such as the definition of a producer; collection and management requirements; exemptions; reporting requirements, contractual relationships; and, working with producer responsibility organizations; as well as answer any questions you have about your regulatory requirements. Listen to the webinar recording or view the presentation slides.

RPRA also presented at a webinar hosted by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) on March 11 to explain how municipalities are specifically affected by the regulation.