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Title: Product Stewardship in Metro Vancouver


1
Product Stewardship in Metro Vancouver
  • Northwest Product Stewardship Council
  • Tour of BC Stewardship Programs
  • Surrey, BC October 2, 2007
  • Monica Kosmak, Policy Analyst
  • Policy Planning Dept.
  • Metro Vancouver

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Metro Vancouver Solid Waste
EPR 157,000 tons
Residential Recycling 398,000 tons
Disposal 1.8 million tons
Commercial Recycling 437,000 tons
Construction, Demolition Landclearing
Recycling 841,000 tons
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Non-Alcohol Beverage Containers
  • 110 grocery stores
  • 50 bottle depots
  • 36,000 tons

5
Beer Alcohol Containers
  • 200 liquor stores
  • 50 bottle depots
  • 49,000 tons (beer)

6
Used Oil, Filters Containers
  • 160 locations
  • 6.3 million ga oil
  • 2 million filters
  • 550 tons containers

7
Paint, Pesticides, Flammables, Gasoline
  • 18 paint depots
  • 9 hhw depots
  • 288,000 gallons paint
  • 8,000 gal flammables
  • 5,000 gal pesticides

8
Medications
  • 300 pharmacies
  • 8 tons

9
Tires
  • 860 retailers
  • 160 generators
  • 9,000 tons
  • since January 1

10
Electronics
  • 35 locations
  • 300 tons
  • since August 1

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Annual Savings to Metro Vancouver
  • Used oil 4,200,000
  • Paint, pesticides, solvents 2,100,000
  • Medications 90,000
  • Subtotal 6.4 million
  • Plus deposit-refund, tires, electronics

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Less Waste Disposed
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Seek More Private Locations or Compensation for
Public Facilities
14
Ban Disposal of Stewardship Products
15
Perform Waste Composition Studies
16
Research Recommend Programs
17
Host a Packaging Symposium in 2008
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Contact
  • Monica Kosmak
  • GVRD Policy Planning
  • 4330 Kingsway
  • Burnaby, BC V5H 4G8
  • Tel. 604.436.6808
  • monica.kosmak_at_gvrd.bc.ca
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