Newfoundland & Labrador currently has no legal requirements for recycling businesses regarding the collection of information on purchased materials. CARI is, however, watching carefully as other provinces consider new rules for source identification and data retention.
We are actively advocating to ensure that government does not make recyclers responsible for crime prevention. CARI’s position on material theft policy is outlined here.
Approval of all commercial building plans, including fire prevention and suppression systems, is required under the Fire Protection Services Act.
Application forms for approval are provided by Service NL.
These links provide current information on worker’s rights and safety standards:
Salvage metal haulers are regulated under Waste Management Systems and must receive prior environmental approval from the Government Service Centre.
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