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May 202414

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Approves Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Program for Household Packaging and Paper

Saskatchewan has ushered in a new era of household packaging and paper recycling with the approval of Multi-Material Stewardship Western’s Household Packaging and Paper Stewardship Program Plan (Program Plan). This approval initiates a shift towards a full Extended Producer Responsibility…Read More
May 20247

A New Era for Saskatchewan’s Household Packaging and Paper Recycling Program

As of March 31, 2023, a significant shift in household packaging and paper stewardship has taken effect when the Province of Saskatchewan introduced the Household Packaging and Paper Stewardship Program Regulations, 2023. This initiates the transition to a full Extended…Read More
Sep 202314

National Integration for Blue Box in Canada

We are pleased to share an update on a nationally integrated approach that is being developed to support Canada’s transition to extended producer responsibility (EPR). The transition to EPR is expected to occur separately but concurrently across provinces between 2023…Read More
Jun 202313

Program Plan Consultation

Multi-Material Stewardship Western (MMSW) is pleased to provide its draft Household Packaging and Paper Stewardship Program Plan (“Program Plan”) for stakeholder feedback. The Program Plan describes MMSW’s objectives, commitments and a number of transition phases that will be implemented as…Read More
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