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Title: CSR Stewardship Scan: Updates on Provincial Initiatives


1
CSR Stewardship Scan Updates on Provincial
Initiatives
2
CSR Stewardship Scan
  • Welcome Back
  • Information session on provincial stewardship
    initiatives
  • Reminder to our webcast participants
  • Email questions anytime to
  • info_at_csr.org
  • CSR pleased to be able to make this afternoon
    possible

3
Unprecedented Event
  • Take advantage of gathering for Stewardship
    Ontario
  • Saw logic of opportunity to update on provincial
    developments
  • Four province update never done before
  • Many stewards representing leading companies who
    are likely affected already here

4
Population Representation
  • 4 provinces 70 of population
  • Likely equivalent share of market for consumer
    products
  • Important messages about developments on
    stewardship

5
Stewardship Expanding
  • Clear signstewardship spreading throughout
    Canada
  • Becoming permanent business issue for many
    companies
  • Demonstrating willingness to listen to industry
    concerns
  • Willing to work closely with affected business to
    craft reasonable, effective solutions
  • Potential to harmonize to degree possible under
    circumstances

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Common Interests
  • Common interests cross borders
  • Desire to reduce compliance costs coordinate
    reporting as much as possible
  • Potential for obligated companies to file single
    report through organization of choice
  • Reciprocal agreements with relevant stewardship
    agencies
  • Promoting cost effective stewardship level
    playing field for all 

7
Equal Treatment Complexities
  • Common interest in equal treatment
  • domestic and non-resident companies
  • Complexities of reporting in individual programs
  • Explore possible avenues for cooperation

8
Possibilities for Cooperation
  • Work collectively with provincial federal
    agencies
  • Meet own stewardship requirements promote level
    playing field

9
Presentations
  • Québec, André Martel
  • Collecté selective Québec
  • Manitoba, Jim Bakken Doug Smith Department of
    Energy, Science Technology
  • Saskatchewan, Tracy Roy Saskatchewan Environment

10
Questions
  • Take questions after 3 presentations
  • Email address is
  • info_at_csr.org

11
New Compensation RegimeEffective Date March 1,
2005
  • André Martel
  • Collecté selective Québec

12
Agenda
  • Reminder Bill 102 Regulation
  • Role of Éco Entreprises Québec
  • Negotiations with municipal groupings
  • Development of fee schedule
  • Key dates Conclusion

13
Compensation
Bill 102 Regulation
  • 50 of net costs for Curbside Recycling by
    class of materials
  • 2005
  • 10/12 of 50 of net costs for Curbside
    Recycling for 2004

14
Target Companies 3 Classes
Bill 102 Regulation
  • Containers Packaging
  • Printed Matter
  • Written Media
  • Owner of a brand, name or distinguishing guise
  • 1st supplier in Québec
  • Particularities
  • Packaging added at points of retail sale
  • Special provisions for Written Media

15
Reminder
Bill 102 Regulation
  • Establishment of net costs for curbside recycling
    (by negotiation)
  • Includes costs of services municipalities provide
    to ICIs for curbside recycling
  • Application of Fees
  • Place where products are consumed is irrelevant
  • For each class, materials generated by ICI
    (subject to limits imposed by the Regulation)
    are, therefore, subject
  • IFO can nonetheless provide for
    exemptions/exclusions in its fee schedule

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Role of Éco Entreprises Québec
  • Certified IFO for classes Containers and
    Packaging Printed Matter
  • Certification obtained June 9, 2005
  • ÉEQ will set up facilities acquire human
    resources once fund collection operations begin
  • ÉEQ is currently seeking to fill the position of
    General Manager

17
Role of Éco Entreprises Québec
  • Meanwhile, CSQ provides ÉEQ with a secretariat
    temporary financing
  • ÉEQ might request a voluntary down-payment from
    future stewards against expected contribution
  • policy to that effect has been prepared
  • ÉEQ revising by-laws structure of Board of
    Directors (Governance)

18
Board of Directors
Role of Éco Entreprises Québec
  • Board of Directors comprises 7 directors
    representing following bodies
  • MeGaston Lafleur
  • Conseil québécois du commerce de détail
  • Mr. Charles Langlois
  • The Québec Dairy Council Inc.
  • Mr.Jacques Légaré
  • Conseil de la transformation agroalimentaire et
    des produits de consommation

Mr. Daniel Tremblay (Chairman of the Board) -
Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors Mr. Damia
n Bassett Food and Consumer Products of
Canada Mr. Jean DAquila Société des alcools du
Québec Mr. Florent Gravel Québec Food Retailers
Association
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Role of Éco Entreprises Québec
  • Negotiate with recognized municipal associations
    re amount representing total net costs of
    curbside recycling criteria for handing over
    this amount to municipalities
  • Develop consultation process, adopt fee schedule
    (with exemptions, as required) have it approved
    by government
  • Collect amounts owed turn over in trust to
    Recyc-Québec

20
Negotiations with Municipal Groupings
  • Two agreements to negotiate with municipalities
  • 1. Agreement on identification of net costs
  • 2. Agreement on distribution of compensation to
    municipalities

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1 Agreement on identification of net costs
Negotiations with Municipal Groupings
  • Determine net costs
  • Net costs must be established by class of
    materials (no cross-subsidization)
  • Recyc-Québec accompanies IFOs municipal
    groupings throughout their procedures
  • Failing an agreement, Recyc-Québec determines
    total amount of net costs, which must be approved
    by Minister

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2 Agreement on distribution of compensation
Negotiations with Municipal Groupings
  • Recyc-Québec redistributes amount obtained, minus
    6 for management costs
  • Criteria for distributing compensation paid to
    municipalities
  • Failing agreement within time frame prescribed by
    Minister, Recyc-Québec will determine applicable
    distribution criteria fix other terms of payment

23
Negotiations with Municipal Groupings
Negotiations with municipal groupings
Recyc-Québec currently underway
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Development of Fee Schedule
  • Fee Setting Procedure
  • Established proposed by ÉEQ following special
    consultation of target companies
  • Approved by government upon advice of
    Recyc-Québec
  • Fee Schedule Contribution
  • Pay amount of compensation
  • Indemnify IFOs for management costs other
    expenses relating to regime

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Development of Fee Schedule
  • Fee schedule must evolve over years in such a
    manner as to hold subject entities accountable
    for environmental consequences of products they
    manufacture, market, distribute or commercialize
    or materials they otherwise generate
  • Fee schedule can provide for exemptions/exclusions
    in addition to those set out in Regulation

26
Actions Taken by ÉEQ
Development of Fee Schedule
  • Creation of 2 Industry Committees
  • 1. Committee Containers Packaging
  • 2. Committee Printed Matter

27
1 Committee Containers Packaging
Development of Fee Schedule
  • Principal recommendations approved by Board
  • Develop draft fee schedule to harmonize Québec
    Ontario for a temporary 2-year period
  • Use same guidelines classes, etc.
  • Adapt to Québecs distinctive features
  • Revise after 2 years

28
2 Committee Printed Matter
Development of Fee Schedule
  • Particular dynamics for class Printed Matter

29
Development of Fee Schedule
  • The draft fee schedule must be approved by ÉEQ
    Board submitted for special consultation with
    target companies

30
Budget 2005
Development of Fee Schedule
  • For 2005 budgetary purposes only, subject to
    work ahead concerning negotiations for net costs
    for curbside recycling with municipal
    associations adoption of the fee schedule,
    refer to Ontario fee schedule for period February
    1 to June 30, 2004

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Budget 2005
Development of Fee Schedule
  • If Québec fee is to harmonize with Ontario,
    fees that could be applied to Québec in 2005, for
    class
  • containers packaging lower than in Ontario
  • printed matter higher than in Ontario

32
Conclusion
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Key Dates Update as at September 1, 2005
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Key Dates Update as at September 1, 2005
NOTE ÉEQ will set a reasonable time table and
procedures for target companies to file and
submit payment. And, even though not legally
responsible to inform target companies, ÉEQ will
use the best means available to make this known
to all potential stewards. Added September 14,
2005
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  • Presentation available on ÉEQs website at
    www.ecoentreprises.qc.ca

36
Efficiency ManitobaProduct Stewardship Directions
  • Jim Bakken Doug Smith
  • Department of Energy, Science Technology

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Achieving More
  • Innovation economic growth
  • Community fit
  • Long-term benefits
  • Sustainable solutions

38
Working Together
  • Integrating stakeholder interests
  • Relationship building networking
  • Creating conditions for shared success
  • Adding value not bureaucracy

39
Steps Forward
  • Establishment of SOA
  • Comprehensive review of recycling
  • First Nations home energy DSM program
  • Manitoba Green Plan

40
Product Stewardship Purpose
  • To protect Manitobas environment
  • To fairly allocate responsibility
  • To ensure program sustainability
  • To foster innovation economic growth

41
Product StewardshipCore Concepts
  • Shared responsibility (EPR emphasis)
  • Program flexibility industry discretion with
    regulation to support
  • Funding sustainability
  • Results based

42
Core Concepts, contd
  • Operational transparency
  • Cost-effective policies actions
  • Public awareness support
  • Harmonization wherever practical

43
Actions
  • New Efficiency Manitoba agency
  • Product stewardship priorities
  • Stakeholder consultations
  • with our commitment to listen
  • Process development
  • learning from best practices
  • Regulatory revisions as required

44
Questions Answers
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Multi-Material Recycling for Saskatchewan
  • Tracy Roy
  • Saskatchewan Environment

46
Overview
  • Background
  • Current Developments
  • Environmental Scan
  • Green Strategic Shifts
  • Solid Waste Management Strategy Consultations
  • References Contacts

47
Stewardship
  • Saskatchewan people sharing responsibility for
    protecting public health the environment
    through waste minimization effective solid
    waste management.

Reducing the volume Reducing the toxicity
48
Waste Minimization Programs
  • Beverage Containers
  • Used Oil
  • Scrap Tires
  • Pesticide Containers
  • Under development
  • Waste Paint
  • Electronic Waste

49
Residual Waste Management
  • Regulations
  • Inspections
  • Permitting
  • Enforcement
  • Data Management
  • Landfill Reductions
  • Regional Waste Management

50
Current Developments
  • Green Strategy
  • Solid Waste Management Strategy
  • Multi-Material Recycling Program

51
Environmental Scan
  • Tax payer is not willing to pay more
  • Responsibility for waste should be shared by the
    consumer, manufacturer regulator
  • Education is needed to develop an ethic of waste
    reduction
  • Accounting for the full cost of the delivery of
    services needs to be understood addressed using
    various tools (i.e., incentives)

52
Green Strategic Shifts
  • Strategic Agenda Continuous Improvement
  • Place-based Approach
  • Flexible Tools
  • Shared Responsibility
  • Harmonization of Legislation

53
Solid Waste Management Strategy Summary of
Consultations (June)
  • Working Well
  • Regional waste management
  • Existing product stewardship programs
  • Private sector waste collection services
  • Diversity in (local) solutions for waste
    management
  • Raised public expectations, interest awareness

54
Solid Waste Management Strategy Summary of
Consultations (June)
  • Improvements
  • Removal of material from landfills (bans)
  • Improved markets for recyclables
  • Improved infrastructure landfill design
    accessibility convenience
  • Source reduction improved product design
  • Improved education on best practices, full cost
    accounting etc.
  • Schools, public, municipalities, industry

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Solid Waste Management Strategy Summary of
Consultations (June)
  • Solutions
  • Improve landfill management (level playing field
    enforcement)
  • Provincial programs to reduce recyclables
    hazardous materials entering landfills (extend
    landfill life reduce environmental risk )

56
Solid Waste Management Strategy Summary of
Consultations (June)
  • Solutions
  • Increase education training opportunities
  • Increase public accessibility to services
  • Technology advancement
  • Charge the true cost of providing services

57
Multi-Material Recycling Program Comments
  • 33 Stakeholders
  • Stream-by-Stream/All Streams at Once
  • 50 split on approach
  • Funding Approach
  • Municipal Levies - 0
  • Retail Sales - 4
  • Brand Owner levies - 8
  • Blended System - 22

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Multi-Material Recycling Program Status Program
Development
  • Consultations (Multi-Material Program)
  • June 2005 initiated consultations
  • September 21 22, 2005 Green Strategy Forum
  • October 24 - 28, 2005 meetings scheduled for
    industry to meet with the department
  • Next 4 months continue to actively consult

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Multi-Material Recycling Program Status Program
Development
  • Finalizing research on delivery models for a
    multi-material recycling program
  • Recommend the delivery mechanism for a
    multi-material recycling program
  • SPRING 2006

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Reference Consultation Documents
  • Saskatchewan Solid Waste Management Strategy
    Consultation Paper, June 2005
  • Consolidated Stakeholder Consultation Information
    on a Solid Waste Management Strategy
  • Fact Sheet 1 Solid Waste Management in
    Saskatchewan
  • Fact Sheet 2 National Provincial
    Jurisdictional Approaches to Solid Waste
    Management
  • Template Consultation Workshop Questions, June
    2005 for a Saskatchewan Solid Waste Management
    Strategy

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Contacts Waste Management Unit
  • Ms. Tracy Roy (306) 787-6180
  • troy_at_serm.gov.sk.ca
  • Mr. Kim Yee (306) 787-6124
  • kyee_at_serm.gov.sk.ca
  • Mr. Edgar Gee (306) 787-6488
  • egee_at_serm.gov.sk.ca
  • Mr. Rich Wilkins (306) 787-0466
  • rwilkins_at_serm.gov.sk.ca

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Questions
  • Email address is
  • info_at_csr.org

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Thank You!
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Stewardship Ontario Comments
  • Email to
  • comments_at_stewardshipontario.ca
  • Deadline September 12
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