Municipal recycling programs funded in part by Stewardship Ontario recycled 756,984 tonnes of packaging and printed paper, resulting in a 59.9% recycling rate. In addition, 95% of Ontario households had access to the Blue Box Program (data from 2020)
Stewardship Ontario continues to work with its partners and stakeholders to implement the changes required by the Waste-Free Ontario Act 2016, and the province’s move toward a circular economy and full producer responsibility. The wind-up of MHSW Program is underway and the program is scheduled to terminate in 2021. A plan for the transition of […]
Stewardship Ontario, our partners and stakeholders are beginning to implement a multitude of changes brought on by the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016, and the province’s move toward a circular economy and full producer responsibility. We are pleased to share with you our 2019 multi-stakeholder Annual Report where you can learn more about these changes, as […]
We are excited to share with you our 2018 Annual Report! Read about Stewardship Ontario’s partnerships, recycling initiatives, performance and financial stability. Over 822,900 tonnes of packaging and printed paper was recycled. Over 94% of Ontario households had access to the Blue Box program. Over 7,400 tonnes of MHSW material was collected and safely managed.
We are excited to share with you our 2016 Annual Report!
We are pleased to share with you our 2015 Annual Report! Click below to learn about Stewardship Ontario’s recycling performance over the last year, our new partnerships and projects, and consideration on how we will adapt to the ever evolving mix of materials (also known as “The Evolving Tonne”) that find their way into Ontarians’ blue boxes. You […]
It has been another busy year for the organization as it continues its efforts to support recycling in the province through the Blue Box Program and the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Program, or Orange Drop as Ontario residents know it.
Our Annual Report has gone digital this year — an environmentally friendly way to review what we achieved in 2013. It’s all about Participation — the collective work of the stewards, service providers and consumers who contribute to our many recycling initiatives.
As an Industry Funding Organization (IFO), Stewardship Ontario manages the end-of-life programs for the products and packaging its stewards produce. Industry stewards share the cost of the Blue Box Program with municipal government, paying fees close to $105 million in 2012. The Orange Drop Program, which is fully funded by industry, received steward contributions of […]