2019 updates to Part One of the Guidebook
1.1 What is product stewardship?
1.2 Why is product stewardship important?
1.3 What is the legislative framework?
1.4 What are the provincial stewardship organizations?
1.5 What are the provincial stewardship plans?
1.6 Determining if your organization or company is a steward
1.7 How do I determine if my organization or company is resident in a province?
1.8 What is a voluntary steward?
1.8.1 I would like to sign up as a voluntary steward; how do I join a stewardship organization?
1.9 What is packaging and printed paper?
1.9.1 What is packaging?
1.9.2 Materials that should not be included in your report
126.96.36.199 Clarification of materials covered under separate regulation
1.9.3 What is printed paper?
1.9.4 What does “supplied to the residential consumer” mean?
1.10 How do I determine if my business or organization is responsible as the brand owner, franchisor or first importer?
1.10.1 What is a brand owner?
1.10.2 What is a franchisor?
1.10.3 What is a first importer?
1.11 What is a small business policy?
1.12 How do I register with one or more stewardship programs
2019 updates to Part Two of the Guidebook
2.0.1 Why is the accuracy of reports so important for stewards?
2.0.2 When do I have to report and pay?
2.0.3 Step-by-step guide to compiling your steward report
2.04 Resources to assist in preparing your report
2.1 Step one: Identify scope
2.2 Step two: Select a methodology
2.2.1 Specific identification method
2.2.2 Average Bill of Materials (ABOM) method
2.3 Step three: Obtain your sales data and/or information on services provided
2.3.1 Exclusions: Materials that should be excluded from your report because they are not designated under the Programs
188.8.131.52 Exclusion: Durable Packaging
184.108.40.206 Exclusion: Products and services supplied to IC&I consumers for the IC&I consumers’ consumption
220.127.116.11 Other items to exclude from your report
2.3.2 Deductions: Materials that are designated but may be deducted from your report
18.104.22.168. Deduction: Materials supplied to consumers but not managed in the residential waste stream
22.214.171.124 Deduction: Product returns
126.96.36.199 Deduction: Packaging removed from consumer’s home
2.4 Step four: Determine the weight of designated materials for each product/service/activity
2.4.1 The component threshold rule
2.4.2 Once obtained, the weight of each material can be incorporated into your spreadsheet as follows:
2.5.1 Specific identification method
2.5.2 Average Bill of Materials (ABOM) method
2.6 Step six: Identify any additional materials to report.
2.7 Step seven: Maintain the integrity of your reporting processes and data
2019 updates to Part Three of the Guidebook
3.0 National material list
3.1 Printed Paper
3.2 Paper Packaging
3.3 Plastic Packaging
3.4 Steel Packaging
3.5 Aluminum Packaging
3.6 Glass Packaging