Mar 24

The Individual Producer Responsibility Shift for Tires in Ontario

In Canada, the Ontario government has been conducting an experiment in the province for the last two years.  Following the passing of the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016(RRCEA) and Regulation 225/18-Tires, the “scrap tire” industry effectively transitioned from a government program to the private sector.

From Public to Private: How the Tire Industry Shifted

Based on this law, end-of-life (EOL) tires were no longer viewed as waste; they became a resource.  Not only were tires now viewed as a potential raw material for other products, but the companies who sold them into the Ontario marketplace had full responsibility for their end-of-life collection, management and recycling. …

Source: Waste Advantage Magazine

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