Giving paper due credit

How often have you seen this graphic commonly used to signify Ontario’s Blue Box System?  It’s even on Waste Diversion Ontario’s website.  You’d be forgiven for thinking that bottles and cans are the only materials being recovered. Wrong. Big Time.  In fact, plastic, glass and metal containers represent just over 20% of what Ontario’s Blue […]

British Columbia has golden opportunity to get it right.

British Columbia is the latest province in Canada to regulate extended producer responsibility (or EPR) for printed paper and packaging. Publishers, packaging brandowners and first importers (collectively known as stewards) have until November 19 to deliver a plan on how to do it. The big difference with BC is that industry will not only be […]