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Alberta announces paint stewardship plan

Alberta Environment has announced that beginning April 1, 2008, leftover paint and empty paint containers will be c...


Alberta Environment has announced that beginning April 1, 2008, leftover paint and empty paint containers will be collected and recycled under a new provincial stewardship program. Assistant Deputy Minister Bev Yee sent a letter to stakeholders introducing the program’s purpose and background, and also announcing upcoming consultation sessions. The Alberta Recycling Management Authority has been delegated to manage the new program.

The letter, as well as a fact sheet with further information about the new paint stewardship program, is available for download at:

www.recycle.ab.ca/Download/PaintProgramFacts.pdf

For further information, please contact Christine Della Costa, Alberta Environment, at 780-427-8242 (toll-free: 310-0000) or Betty Gray, Alberta Recycling Management Authority, at 780-990-1111 (toll-free 1-888-999-8762).

This news item was supplied by:

The Recycling Council of Alberta
Phone: 403-843-6563
Fax: 403-843-4156
P.O. Box 23, Bluffton, Alberta T0C 0M0
Email: info@recycle.ab.ca
Internet: www.recycle.ab.ca


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