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Extended Producer Responsibility e-Link Mailing List

The EPR e-Link system provides subscribers with up-to-date information - e.g., regulatory news, meeting announcements, information resources, and on-line documents — from the Ministry of Environment about Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in B.C.

Update: Consultation on the Beverage Container Product Category in the Recycling Regulation

Between October, 2011, and February 28, 2012, the Ministry of Environment consulted with stakeholders and the public on key aspects of the beverage schedule of the Recycling Regulation. The objective of the consultation process was to identify options to increase recovery rate for beverage containers in all regions of the province and improve environmental management of collected containers with the least incremental financial impact to consumers and producers.

Recycling Regulation Video: Three Steps for Compliance

The Ministry has developed a compliance promotion video, which features several regulated producers speaking about their experience. It highlights several key steps that newly regulated producers may take to comply with the Recycling Regulation.

New Products and Amendments - July 2011

New Products and Amendment – May 2011