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Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program Wind Up

By rprauth | April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change issued direction to Stewardship Ontario (SO) to wind up the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Program by December 31, 2020. This wind up will allow the transition of materials collected under the program to individual producer responsibility under the Resource Recovery and CircularContinue reading Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program Wind Up

Authority Approves Ontario Tire Stewardship Used Tires Program Wind Up Plan

By rprauth | April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority has approved Ontario Tire Stewardship’s Used Tires Program Wind-Up Plan, with conditions. In 2017, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change directed Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) to wind up its Used Tires Program by December 31, 2018, and to submit a wind-up plan for the program and its organization toContinue reading Authority Approves Ontario Tire Stewardship Used Tires Program Wind Up Plan

Ontario Government Releases Tires Regulation

By rprauth | April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Government of Ontario advanced the province’s shift to a circular economy by passing a new regulation designating tires under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016. The regulation requires tire producers to be responsible for collecting and managing tires supplied to customers in Ontario once the current Used Tires Program operated by OntarioContinue reading Ontario Government Releases Tires Regulation

Ontario Tire Stewardship holding consultation on amended rules for Stewards

By RPRA | February 15, 2018 | 2 Comments

Ontario Tire Stewardship will be hosting a consultation to review proposed changes to its Amended Rules for Stewards.  Proposed amendments to the Rules for Stewards are required to facilitate the wind-up of the Used Tires Program on December 31st, 2018. The Amended Rules for Stewards consultation will be held Monday, February 26th, 2018 from 2pmContinue reading Ontario Tire Stewardship holding consultation on amended rules for Stewards

Amended Blue Box Program Plan Update

By RPRA | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 14, 2017, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change directed the Authority and Stewardship Ontario to work collaboratively with stewards, municipalities and affected stakeholders to develop a proposal for an amended Blue Box Program Plan and, if approved, to submit the proposal by February 15, 2018 for the Minister’s consideration. Stewardship OntarioContinue reading Amended Blue Box Program Plan Update