Posts Tagged ‘municipal solid waste’

GlobalPSC Corporate Member – Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance

Posted by GlobalPSC at 4:23 am, February 20th, 2014Comments4

Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance Inc. (CSSA) is a national, non-profit steward-founded and -owned organization. CSSA represents the recycling interests of Canadian businesses, while working on their behalf to create convenient and environmentally sustainable ways for consumers to dispose of the packaging and printed paper business creates.

For businesses that participate in recycling programs across Canada, CSSA makes it easy and seamless for them to meet their stewardship obligations by providing a harmonized approach to stewardship under a single administrative umbrella. CSSA offers a one-stop-shop for packaging and printed paper stewards to fulfill all of their stewardship obligations, doing away with costly replication province-by-province.

The programs CSSA provides management services for are either fully or partially funded by industry and includes packaging and printed paper recycling programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, and also includes Ontario’s Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Program.

On behalf of its stewards, and in the interest of consumers, CSSA is working to advance more comprehensive recycling systems that meet the needs and desires of consumers to recycle more and stay at the top of their recycling game.

For more information visit here.


GlobalPSC Member – Metro Vancouver

Posted by GlobalPSC at 11:03 am, December 12th, 2013Comments2

Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 22 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management.

Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing.

The regional district is governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority.

Resource Recycling in Taiwan

Posted by GlobalPSC at 9:38 pm, November 22nd, 2013Comments1

Resource Recycling Fund Management Board

In November 2013, GlobalPSC CEO Russ Martin met with officials of the Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan’s (EPAT) Resource Recycling Fund Management Board in Taipei. The presentation that served as the basis for discussions has been made available for members on the GlobalPSC Knowledge Base.

The presentation details the following for Taiwan:

  • Evolution of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) policy
  • Regulated recyclable waste (RRW)
  • Four in one system
  • Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)
  • Recycling fees
  • Green Differential Fee rate
  • Collection amounts

The presentation, in both English and Chinese, can be found under the Programs category in the Knowledge Base.

New European Program Information for GlobalPSC Members

Posted by GlobalPSC at 9:48 pm, May 2nd, 2012Comments0

New information on European programs has been posted on the Global Product Stewardship Council Knowledge Base available to GlobalPSC members, courtesy of GlobalPSC members Perchards.

News items have been posted for the following:

  • Delay for the Recast WEEE Directive.
  • French adoption of several decrees to implement commitments made in the Grenelle forum and set out in principle in the two Grenelle laws.
  • Draft French decree on a common set of symbols to provide consumers with waste sorting instructions for recyclable products.
  • Defra (UK) report on progress of its Waste Policy Review.
  • 2010 data on municipal solid waste generation and treatment.

GlobalPSC members can access the information by logging in to the Knowledge Base at

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