• Computers
  • Printers (desktop and floor-standing)
  • Printer cartridges
  • Video gaming devices
  • Telephones, including cellular phones
  • Display devices
  • Radios and stereos, including after-market vehicle stereos
  • Headphones
  • Speakers
  • Cameras, including security cameras
  • Video recorders
  • Drones with audio or visual recording equipment
  • Peripherals and cables used to support the function of information technology, telecommunications and audio visual equipment, including charging equipment
  • Parts of information technology, telecommunications and audio visual equipment sold separately, such as hard drives
  • Handheld point-of-sale terminals or devices
  • Musical instruments
  • Audio recording equipment
  • ITT/AV equipment weighing more than 250 kg
  • Small and large appliances
  • Power tools
  • Motor vehicles
  • Children’s toys
  • Textiles, clothing, furniture or any other upholstered or stuffed articles containing EEE

A person is considered an ITT/AV producer under the EEE Regulation if they supply ITT/AV into Ontario and:

  • are the brand holder of the ITT/AV and have residency in Canada
  • have residency in Ontario and import ITT/AV from outside of Ontario
  • have residency in Ontario and markets directly to consumers in Ontario (e.g. online sales)
  • does not have residency in Ontario and markets directly to consumers in Ontario (e.g. online sales)

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  • An ITT/AV hauler is a person that arranges the transport of ITT/AV used in Ontario that are destined for processing, reuse, refurbishing or disposal.
  • An ITT/AV refurbisher is a person that prepares or refurbishes used ITT/AV for reuse for the purposes of resource recovery.
  • An ITT/AV processor is a person that processes ITT/AV used in Ontario for the purposes of resource recovery.

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If you are a First Nation or municipality that collects EEE at a depot or through collection events or if you are a retailer or organization that provides collection boxes at your location, you do not have registration or reporting requirements under the EEE Regulation as a collector. You may have responsibilities if you are a collector of ITT/AV who is also a producer or a hauler.

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A PRO is a business established to contract with producers to provide collection, management and administrative services to help producers meet their regulatory obligations under the EEE Regulation, including:

  • Arranging the establishment or operation of ITT/AV collection and management systems (hauling, recycling, reuse or refurbishment services).
  • Establishing or operating a collection or management system.
  • Preparing and submitting reports and payment.

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