Alberta’s enabling regulatory framework for establishing extended producer responsibility (EPR) came into force on November 30, 2022 and can now be found on Alberta King’s Printer, Extended Producer Responsibility Regulation (AR 194/2022). Alberta’s new EPR system shifts the physical and financial burden of collecting, sorting, processing and recycling single-use products, packaging and paper products, as well as hazardous and special products, from tax payers and local municipalities to industry producers who put material into the market.
Stakeholder feedback has been critical to the development of Alberta’s approach to EPR, and we will continue to rely on stakeholders to ensure the collective success of EPR in Alberta over the next couple of years of transition and implementation. We appreciate that you may have questions about the regulation and next steps. Information and fact sheets about the new regulation and the next steps are available on Alberta.ca at the following link: https://www.alberta.ca/regulated-extended-producer-responsibility-programs.aspx
In addition, Alberta Environment and Protected Areas will be hosting a virtual information session on Alberta’s Extended Producer Responsibility Regulation on January 19, 2023 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm MST. A zoom link is provided below – no further calendar invite will follow. The intent of this session is to share more information on the regulation and provide you with an opportunity to ask questions regarding the regulation, oversight, transition, and implementation.
If you have any questions about the session, please contact: AEP.RecyclingRegulation@gov.ab.ca
Water and Waste Policy Branch, Alberta Environment and Protected Areas
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Jan 19, 2023 01:30 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Topic: EPR Update for all Stakeholders
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Webinar ID: 891 3808 4094