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.

CSSA News and Updates – May 2015

CSSA Reporting Webinar On April 29th, CSSA held a webinar designed to help stewards in the preparation of their steward reports. Over 400 businesses joined to learn about: tools and resources available to stewards to assist in the preparation of their reports answers to commonly asked questions, and guidance on how to submit a steward … Continued

CSSA Reporting Reminder – Due May 31/June 1, 2015

This message is a reminder of the approaching reporting deadlines for the following packaging and printed paper programs: Program Reporting Deadline MMBC: May 31, 2015 MMSW: May 31, 2015 MMSM: May 31, 2015 SO Blue Box: May 31, 2015 *As May 31 falls on a Sunday, you can submit your report on June 1* You … Continued

CSSA News and Updates – December 2014

Happy Holidays From all of us at CSSA and our family of recycling organizations, we wish you a happy holiday season and thank you for your contribution and support this past year. We hope you have a great holiday and we look forward to working with you in the New Year. CSSA Holiday Office Hours … Continued

CSSA EU Summit

In November, CSSA hosted a one day summit ‘What can Canadian Provinces Learn from the EU About the Role of Producers and Compliance Schemes in Competitive Marketplaces for Extended Producer Responsibility?’ The summit provided an opportunity for key people in the producer, recycling, EPR, and regulatory communities to discuss what can be learned from the … Continued

CSSA EU Summit

In November, CSSA hosted a one day summit ‘What can Canadian Provinces Learn from the EU About the Role of Producers and Compliance Schemes in Competitive Marketplaces for Extended Producer Responsibility?’ The summit provided an opportunity for key people in the producer, recycling, EPR, and regulatory communities to discuss what can be learned from the … Continued

CSSA – News and Updates – August 2014

Welcome to the September edition of CSSA News and Updates. This edition provides some important information on the upcoming Annual Steward Meeting; an update on recent activity in BC; and some highlights on the MMBC, MMSW, MMSM, and SO stewardship programs. Multi-Material BC off to a Successful Start On May 19, MMBC’s program for residential … Continued

EPR IN THE EU—A RECYCLING EVOLUTION

With a population of over 500 million, and 28 Member States, the European Union (EU) makes up more than seven per cent of the world’s population and creates about 3 billion tonnes of waste annually1. It’s both the birthplace of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and the cradle that nurtured it. Thomas Lindhqvist first introduced the … Continued

Steward Reporting Webinar – Materials Now Available Online

On March 20, 2014, CSSA held a webinar to provide businesses participating in packaging and printed paper stewardship programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario with information to help in the preparation and submission of 2014 reports both nationally and for individual programs. Materials from webinar:  View the webinar Presentation Q&A (coming soon) National … Continued

CSSA – News and Updates – January 2014

  Looking forward to 2014   All of us at CSSA would like to wish you a Happy New Year. The New Year has started off well with the news that our submission of a stewardship program plan for the management of packaging and printed paper in Saskatchewan has been approved by the Ministry of … Continued