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  • Survey Reminder and Webinar Q&A — Proposed Simplified Approach to Fee Setting

    Thank you to all stakeholders who participated in our January 6, 2022, webinar about Stewardship Ontario’s proposal for a Simplified Approach to fee setting. The webinar Q&A is now available along with the webinar presentation and replay posted last week on our Blue Box Program Transition Plan webpage. Stakeholders are reminded of the Thursday, January […]

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  • Survey and Webinar: Proposed Simplified Fee Setting for 2023-2025

    Stewardship Ontario invites stakeholders to complete a survey and participate in a webinar about its proposal for a Simplified Approach to fee setting. The proposal was introduced in an October notice and discussed at the Annual Steward Meeting. If approved, the change would eliminate the need for stewards to report supply-to-market data to Stewardship Ontario […]

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  • Proposed Amendment to the Blue Box Program Transition Plan – Revised Fee Setting Methodology for 2023-2025

    December 1, 2021 Further to Stewardship Ontario’s October 19 posting and discussion at the Annual Steward Meeting, a change to steward fee setting is being considered.  If approved, the change would eliminate the need for stewards to report supply-to-market data to Stewardship Ontario in the future. Stakeholders are encouraged to review details about the proposed […]

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  • Stewardship Ontario proposes to eliminate need for stewards to report supply-to-market data

    October 19, 2021 Stewardship Ontario is proposing a significant change to how it sets fees that will eliminate the need for stewards to report supply-to-market data to Stewardship Ontario, reduce the administrative burden on stewards and reduce program management costs. Under the proposed change, each steward’s fees would be determined by calculating their percentage share […]

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  • Review of CSSA Compliance Complete

    October 19, 2021 –   Stewardship Ontario has completed its review of the July 6, 2021, announcement of the proposed sale of the assets of Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) to Resource Recovery Alliance (RRA), a wholly owned subsidiary of GFL Environmental Inc. (the Proposed Acquisition). In response to the Proposed Acquisition, Stewardship Ontario commissioned […]

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  • Final MHSW Report Reminder

    October 18, 2021 MHSW stewards are reminded to submit their final quarterly supply reports of Q3 sales data (July 1 – Sept 30) in the WeRecycle Portal by October 31, 2021. The final supply report is a regulatory obligation which is required for stewards to remain in good standing (and be eligible for program fee reductions and potential […]

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  • MHSW Program Ceases Operations

    As per Ministerial direction, the MHSW Program will cease operations by end of day September 30, 2021. Final steps and key dates for MHSW are available in these summaries for Stewards and Service Providers. Detailed information related to the implementation of the approved MHSW Wind Up Plan and materials from our recent wind up webinar is available here: […]

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  • Blue Box: RPRA Registration and Reporting Reminder

    Stewardship Ontario Blue Box stewards are reminded that they are required to register with the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) and report 2020 supply data by October 1, 2021. If you recently reported your 2020 supply data via the WeRecycle Portal, you must also report the same data to RPRA to comply with the […]

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  • Update On Stewardship Ontario Review of GFL/CSSA Announcement

    Stewardship Ontario continues to consider the July 6, 2021, announcement of the proposed sale of Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) to Resource Recovery Alliance, a wholly owned subsidiary of GFL Environmental Inc. (the Proposed Acquisition). Stewardship Ontario’s priority is to protect all commercially sensitive information entrusted to it from being used for any purpose other […]

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