In June 2021 the Government of Ontario announced changes to update and modernize its Blue Box Program, ushering in a new wave of full Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in Canada. Under the new regulatory regime, producers of designated products and packaging in Ontario will now be operationally and financially responsible for collection, sorting, and resource recovery of residential recyclable materials province-wide. This paves the way for RRA – a producer responsibility organization (PRO) that combines GFL’s extensive international footprint and depth of experience in North America’s resource recovery sector with CSSA’s leadership in compliance and administration of recycling programs across Canada.
RRA is a comprehensive resource recovery and compliance solution for producers, first in Ontario and ultimately across North America, augmenting GFL’s existing and extensive capabilities in sorting, processing, marketing, and reporting of Blue Box material across North America and leveraging CSSA’s leadership in compliance and administration.
GFL is a trusted “one-stop shop” for municipalities, institutional, commercial, and industrial customers, providing stable and consistent collection and processing services, and sustainable environmental solutions, through its depth of experience across Ontario and North America. CSSA is the largest and most experienced “one-stop shop” compliance solutions provider for EPR programs in North America. Together as RRA, they are a truly comprehensive PRO partner, offering the full suite of services and sustainable solutions that producers need, and more importantly, can trust.
RRA provides producers crucial benefits that can only be garnered with a proven, reliable, and experienced environmental services partner, including:
Under a modernized era of full extended producer responsibility (EPR) in Ontario, producers of designated products and packaging will be operationally and financially responsible for the collection, sorting, and recovery of recyclable materials in homes, schools, and other spaces province-wide.Learn more