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CCME selects 15 EPR stakeholder groups

The Canadian Council for Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has received applications from stakeholder groups and ...


The Canadian Council for Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has received applications from stakeholder groups and has selected a final list for participation in its February 1, 2008 EPR stakeholder consultation. The federal government is convening the consultation as part of a new initiative to improve the eco-efficiency of packaging and to divert more waste from landfill (as a follow-up of its earlier NAPP process).

From a longer list of applications, the CCME has chosen the following 15 industries, organizations and municipalities for participation:

Industry related:

Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC)

Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors

Walmart

Packaging Association of Canada (PAC)

Intertek Ageus Solutions

Canadian Tire Corporation

Retail Council of Canada

Corporations Sharing Responsibility (CSR)

Hudson’s Bay Company

ENGOs:

Recycling Council of Alberta

Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy

Sierra Club of Canada

Municipalities:

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

City of Toronto, Solid Waste Management Services, Policy & Planning

Metro Vancouver

The Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) will be part of the stakeholder consultation on behalf of the community based recycling organizations in different provinces. Christina Seidel of RCA will collect their input.

Contact information:

Daniel L. Friesen
Programs Coordinator
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME)
360-123 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 1A3

Tel: 204-948-2757
Fax: 204-948-2125
Cell: 204-793-6442
Email: dfriesen@ccme.ca
Website: www.ccme.ca


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