CARI President’s Update – Policy Affecting Recyclers


Current Policy Work and Event Discount


Dear Member,

The beginning of 2019 has brought many policy changes relevant to recyclers. CARI staff is monitoring the developments below and participating in consultations when necessary.

Please contact me directly at [email protected] with any questions or comments, or if you would like more information. 


Tracy Shaw 

CARI President & CEO


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1) Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Proposed Cross-border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations READ MORE

Information sessions: Jan 21 – 24, 2019

Comment submissions due: Feb 13, 2019


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2) Environment and Climate Change Canada:

Proposed amendments to the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 READ MORE

Comment submissions due: Feb 18, 2019


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3) Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (Ontario):

Transitioning the Waste Electronic and Electronic Equipment Program (WEEE) and Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) program to a producer responsibility network. READ MORE


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