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  • Minister directs amendment to MHSW Wind Up Plan

    Stewardship Ontario recently received a letter from the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks directing an amendment to the approved MHSW Wind Up Plan. Stewardship Ontario Board of Directors’ communication with the Minister can be found here.

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  • Minister grants extension for submitting Blue Box Program Transition Plan to RPRA

    We hope everyone continues to stay safe and healthy as we all adjust to the impacts of the evolving pandemic situation. We announced last week that we postponed the April consultation webinars on Blue Box Program Transition Plan proposals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure meaningful consultations can still occur with all Blue Box stakeholders,…

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  • POSTPONED: Consultations on Blue Box Transition Plan proposals

    We hope everyone remains safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. We know many of you are dealing with impacts of COVID-19 within your organizations and understand the need to prioritize activities as the situation continues to evolve. It is essential that all stakeholders have the opportunity to participate meaningfully in consultations and provide feedback as we develop the…

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  • Steward reporting extension and options

    As organizations everywhere respond to the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to advise that the boards of CSSA-supported programs have approved measures to assist businesses with their Packaging and Paper Product (PPP) obligations during this difficult time. Extension on the Reporting Deadline and Adjustment Deadline We have extended the reporting deadline…

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  • RFP: Curbside, Multi-Residential and Depot Waste Composition Studies

    The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit Proposals from qualified contractors to conduct curbside residential, depot based residential collection and multi-residential waste composition studies in a number of selected municipalities in Ontario. The contractor will be responsible for collecting, sorting and classifying curbside residential and depot residential materials. Multi-residential wastes will…

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  • Consultations on Blue Box Program Windup Plan

    We invite Ontario Blue Box Program stakeholders to participate in our upcoming Blue Box Wind Up Plan consultation webinars. We will be hosting three webinar consultations, focused primarily on matters affecting specific stakeholder groups during wind up. Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Steward community 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Municipalities, First Nations communities…

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  • Residual funds addendum to MHSW Wind Up Plan approved by RPRA

    The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) has approved Stewardship Ontario’s addendum to the MHSW Wind Up Plan that outlines the process of returning residual funds to stewards once the program is in its final wind up phase in 2022. New Ministerial direction received in December, 2019, directed Stewardship Ontario to return residual funds to stewards in proportion to…

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  • Webinar: Fee reduction process for MHSW battery stewards

    Stewardship Ontario is now implementing its approved Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) Wind Up Plan, beginning with the wind up of the single-use battery program by June 30, 2020. We invite battery stewards to attend an information webinar on January 27, 2020 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. to review the following: Overview of the of the fee…

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  • MHSW Wind Up Plan Approved

    The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) has approved Stewardship Ontario’s Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) program Wind Up Plan. RPRA’s approval comes with the following conditions: Changes to Deadlines for Steward Adjustments New deadlines have been established for stewards to submit adjustments to prior reports. These deadlines were revised to align adjustment request deadlines with RPRA’s…

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