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Recent Releases from Recycling Council of Ontario

Ontario Schools Don’t Let Their Lunches Go to Waste

Published Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:54:12 EST Read More

TORONTO, ON (Jan. 27, 2014) As part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada, elementary schoolchildren across the province committed to reducing, reusing, and recycling for lunch and made a significant contribution to Ontario’s waste diversion efforts. Sponsored by the Carton Council of Canada, the annual Waste-Free Lunch Challenge helps schools decrease the amount of garba...... Click here to read this release



Extended Producer Responsibility and the Waste Reduction Act Open for Discussion at Recycling Council of Ontario’s AGM and Policy Forum

Published Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:34:27 EST Read More

TORONTO, ON (Jan. 23, 2014) To support Ontario's current and continued debate regarding extended producer responsibility (EPR) and the proposed Waste Reduction Act, Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) is pleased to offer a full day of spirited discussion in an open forum on Tuesday, February 4 at the Old Mill Toronto. To support Ontario's current and continued debate regarding EPR, RCO welcomes one of Europe's leading organizations in marketplace competition and extended producer...... Click here to read this release



Innovative Waste Reduction Certification Program to Recognize Environmental Excellence for Ontario Businesses

Published Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:01:57 EST Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, April 22, 2013 - Recycling Council of Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment are pleased to announce the province-wide unveiling of 3RCertified, a voluntary program for the Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) sector that recognizes organizations that take a leadership position in waste reduction and diversion. “3RCertified is a unique program that is the first of its kind in Canada for measuring, reporting and improving...... Click here to read this release



Government of Ontario is right to introduce new legislation that shifts recycling costs from taxpayer to business

Published Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:49:45 EST Read More

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: Available to comment TORONTO, April 4, 2013 - Today, the Hon. Jim Bradley, Ontario Minister of the Environment, committed the Government of Ontario to require producers to pay the full freight of recycling. The cost of managing products and packaging once they are discarded has historically been an unfair cost burden to communities and taxpayers. Recycling Council of Ontario fully supports the Government of Ontario making the entire lifecycle cost of a product...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Integrated and Convenient Recycling is a Plus for Ontario

Published Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:46:31 EST Read More

We generate a lot of waste. In fact, when compared to other provinces, Ontario is amongst the worst, generating almost 10 million tonnes of waste annually. Of that, only 25 per cent of all the materials we discard go into the recycling system. And despite the efficiency and success of the blue box program, we throw out a lot of materials that must stay out of landfill and still have value if recycled. So how do we improve our recycling rate? Convenience. Particularly for common household ite...... Click here to read this release