Ensuring Your Compliance with Provincial Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Programs

 Across Canada, there is an extensive array of Provincial level stewardship initiatives in place for numerous materials including packaging & printed paper, beverage containers, electronics, organics, tires, oil small appliances, batteries, special waste, pharmaceuticals, cell phones, among numerous other materials.

This paper focus specifically on existing stewardship programs in place to address packaging and printed paper. Key relevant existing programs include Stewardship Ontario, Eco Enterprises Quebec, Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba and Multi Material BC.

A background overview of the legislation, steward assessment, stepsto compliance & reporting and penalties are included.