The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change issued directions under the Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016 (WDTA) to Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) to wind up the Used Tires Program by December 31, 2018 in order to transition tires to individual producer responsibility under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016.
Used Tires Program Wind Up Plan
OTS submitted its proposed Used Tires Program (UTP) Wind Up Plan to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority on November 30, 2017, meeting the deadline for submitting the plan set by the Minister.
As required under the WDTA, the Authority is currently conducting public consultations on the proposed plan and inviting interested stakeholders to provide comment between December 21, 2017 and February 16, 2018.
In-Person Consultation and Webinar
The Authority will be convening in-person consultations on the proposed plan on January 23, 2018 at the Westin Prince hotel in Toronto between 9:00am and 12:00pm. The meeting will also be simulcast via webinar.
To register for the Authority’s in-person consultation or webinar on January 23, 2018, click here