The SWANA Pacific Chapter (British Columbia & Yukon) is pleased to host the Pacific Northwest Regional Symposium on Wednesday April 27 through Friday April 29, 2022. This year’s Symposium theme is Winds of Change – Achieving Sustainability in Solid Waste.
The Recycling Regulation, under authority of the Environmental Management Act, sets out the requirements for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in BC EPR requires producers to take responsibility for designated products, including collection and recycling. This gives producers the flexibility to find efficient and innovative ways to meet regulated outcomes that prevent waste disposal, improve recycling, and support re-use and resource recovery.
CCME has posted Best Management Practices for Disposal Bans, Levies and Incentives for End-of-Life Plastics.
The British Columbia (B.C.) Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (the ministry) has published a Hazardous Waste Regulation Policy Intentions Paper. BC is engaging with key partners and stakeholders on these proposed amendments through this Intentions Paper.