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Keeping Blue Box funding flowing

by Michael Scott   On April 16, the WDO Board made important decisions to ensure Blue Box funding continues to flow to municipalities while the 2015 steward financial obligation is being determined.   Stewards are the brand owners, first importers or franchisors of the products and packaging materials that are collected through the Blue Box Program. The ‘obligation’ is the financial amount the…
Posted by WDO Admin on Apr 21, 2015

WDO heading back on the road for Spring Listen & Learn Meetings

Author Julie Kwiecinski As winter nears a welcome end, WDO’s CEO Michael Scott is preparing to meet with municipal waste management employees across Ontario. The planning for this year’s first stop is underway. On February 24th a meeting will be held with The Town of the Blue Mountains, County of Simcoe, Township of Chatsworth, Township of Georgian Bluffs, and the Municipality of Grey Highlands.…
Posted by WDO Admin on Feb 20, 2015

WDO talks tires at U.S. meeting

By Carmelina Macario, Oversight Analyst, Used Tires Program   Ontarians have been playing their part in diverting tires from ditches, waterways and landfills to our many tire recycling plants. Since Ontario’s Used Tires Program began in September 2009, over 70 million tires have been collected, including about 1.6 million tires from historic stockpiles. We’ve been able to track this success…
Posted by WDO Admin on Jan 28, 2015
Apr 21, 2015

Keeping Blue Box Funding Flowing

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Apr 17, 2015

Annual Meeting Replay and 2014 Annual Report

The WDO 2015 Annual Meeting webinar replay is now available. To access the…
Apr 15, 2015

Highlights of March 23 Paint ISP Transition Team Meeting

The Paint Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP) Transition Team led by WDO held its…

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