Saskatchewan 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.
The Used Petroleum and Antifreeze Products Stewardship Regulations
The Office of the Fire Marshall has published fire safety standards and practices specifically for recycling and waste processing yards:
These links provide current information on worker’s rights and safety standards:
Here is a starter kit for compliance with legislation concerning waste water, air quality, hazardous materials, etc.
Anyone who transports waste, including potentially hazardous material, is subject to both provincial and federal standards for vehicle safety and driver training. Key guidelines for operators include:
Waste Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulations – effective May 1, 2018
The SK Ministry of Environment announced changes to the province’s scrap tire recycling program in April 2017 and released new scrap tire recycling regulations in June 2017.
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