Please note that effective September 15, 2022, Circular Materials acquired the operations of the Resource Recovery Alliance.

As we transition, updates will be provided.  In the meantime, the reporting resources posted on this website are still available and are in the process of being redirected to the Circular Materials website.  If you have any questions, please contact us at info@circularmaterials.ca.

2022 Annual Steward Meeting

The 2022 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held on Wednesday, October 26, and will be webcast via Zoom. Please register using the link below: 2022 Annual Steward Meeting Registration The ASM will review 2023 budgets and fees for Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario and will provide updates on packaging and paper recycling … Continued

Special Edition News: 2021 Annual Reports

On behalf of our program partners, Resource Recovery Alliance is pleased to share their recently published 2021 Annual Reports. The reports showcase each program’s performance, financials, recycling initiatives and accomplishments from the past year. Thank you to all stakeholders for your continued interest and support. Recycle BC Report highlights: Over 214,000 net tonnes collected in Recycle … Continued

News and Updates: June 2022

Reporting deadline reminder Packaging and paper stewards are reminded that 2022 reports of 2021 data were due to be submitted to the WeRecycle Portal by May 31, 2022. Thank you to all who have submitted their reports. With the approval of simplified fee setting for the Ontario Blue Box, most stewards will not be required … Continued

News and Updates: March 2022

Email and website address changes A reminder that Resource Recovery Alliance recently transitioned its email and website domains. The shift is largely seamless, with emails and website visits automatically redirected. To ensure that you continue to receive email information from RRA, including messages from the WeRecycle Portal and billing documents, please check your email settings … Continued

Ready to Report: Webinars and Resources

We are helping ensure stewards are ready to report their annual packaging and paper data in the WeRecycle Portal by the May 31 deadline. Stewardship Ontario Reporting Following consultation with stakeholders, a recommendation has been submitted to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RPRA) to proceed with the proposed Simplified Approach for fee setting. More … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – December 2021

Thank you and holiday hours Thank you for your continued partnership and support during a challenging 2021 and our best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year. Please be advised that offices will close at 1 p.m. regional time on December 24 and December 31, and will be closed for the statutory holidays. Staff … Continued

2021 Annual Steward Meeting — Report to Stewards Now Available

Stewards are reminded the 2021 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held on Wednesday, October 27, and will be webcast via Zoom. Please register using the link below. The Report to Stewards, which includes packaging and paper recycling program information along with 2022 budgets and fees for Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario, can … Continued

Canada Plastics Pact launches Roadmap for creating packaging circular economy

  The CPP recently released an ambitious vision and collaborative actions for a circular economy for plastics packaging in Canada with the launch of its Roadmap to 2025: A Shared Action Plan to Build a Circular Economy for Plastics Packaging. The Roadmap is the result of a process involving 70+ leading brands, retailers, recyclers, resin … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – October 2021

October 27 Annual Steward Meeting – register now The 2021 Annual Steward Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27 at 1 p.m. ET. The meeting will be held via Zoom. The Report to Stewards that includes 2022 fee rates will be distributed in advance. Click here to register. MCD implementation for 2022 fees Stewards are … Continued

2021 Annual Steward Meeting

The 2021 Annual Steward Meeting (ASM) is being held on Wednesday, October 27, and will be webcast via Zoom. Please register using the link below. The ASM will review 2022 budgets and fees for Recycle BC, MMSW, MMSM and Stewardship Ontario and provide updates on packaging and paper recycling program performance. The Report to Stewards … Continued