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Of Tylenol and Valium

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It is the kind of call that middle managers dread. The boss is on the line, or perhaps has written an email. She has a question that goes something like, “What’s this all about?” Or, “How could this have happened?”

WDO Board Decision on 2016 Blue Box Steward Funding Obligation (‘the funding obligation’)

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Each year, the amount of funding Ontario municipalities receive for their Blue Box program from Blue Box stewards (the funding obligation) is determined by Waste Diversion Ontario. This funding is then sent to individual municipalities in four instalments, beginning on or about June 30, by Stewardship Ontario on behalf of Ontario Blue Box stewards.


Please click here for further information regarding the WDO Board decision on the 2016 funding obligation.

Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016

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Yesterday the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 151, the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016. For more information please follow this link.


While WDO awaits proclamation of the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016, we will work closely with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to prepare for our transition to the “Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority”. We look forward to working with our stakeholders during this time of positive change.