• New Waste Diversion Initiatives Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment
  • July 7, 2005 | Author: Michael M. Peterson
  • Law Firm: McMillan LLP - Toronto Office
  • Our recent Greenmail publications have followed Ontario's efforts to improve recycling and send less waste to landfills. The Harris government was aiming for a scheme of "extended producer responsibility" or "EPR" when it enacted the Waste Diversion Act, 2002 in June 2002. In its most simple form, EPR means that the responsibility of a manufacturer does not cease when his product is sold; instead, the manufacturer must also make some provision for the disposition of his product at the end of its life-cycle.