I. Associated Industry-Led Electronics Recycling Programs in Canada

Electronic Products Recycling Association British Columbia (EPRA British Columbia)
EPRA British Columbia was established November 2006 in conjunction with Ministry approval of the Stewardship Plan for handling end-of-life electronics.  Stewards of EPRA British Columbia comprise major producers and retailers of electronics in the province.  EPRA is responsible to their stewards for implementing and operating an environmentally responsible program for handling electronic waste in accordance with EPRA standards and the requirements of the EPRA Stewardship Plan.   EPRA’s electronics recycling program is delivered to BC by Encorp Pacific under the brand Return-It™ Electronics.  www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/bc

Electronic Products Recycling Association Manitoba (EPRA Manitoba)
EPRA Manitoba is an industry-led, not-for-profit association that will uphold the industry’s high standards for the recycling of end-of-life electronics and providing secure and convenient recycling options across the province. www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/mb

Electronic Products Recycling Association Saskatchewan (EPRA Saskatchewan)
EPRA Saskatchewan is a not-for-profit corporation established by manufacturers, retailers, and other stakeholders to collect and recycle waste electronics in a responsible manner, to meet the regulatory obligations in Saskatchewan. www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/sk

Association pour le recyclage des produits électroniques du Québec (ARPE-Québec)
A recognized not-for-profit organization, ARPE-Québec comprises producers, distributors and retailers of electronics sold in Quebec. It is responsible for implementing and operating a program, on behalf of its members, for the recovery of electronic waste in accordance with standards established by the Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) and the requirements of the Quebec Product Stewardship Program for End-of-Life Electrical and Electronic Equipment. www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/qc

Electronic Products Recycling Association – Nova Scotia (EPRA Nova Scotia)
EPRA Nova Scotia is responsible for implementing and operating an industry-led and government-approved electronic products recycling program that is available for consumers and businesses throughout the province.  In accordance with the Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulations, more than 500 manufacturers, retailers and other stakeholders are stewards of EPRA Nova Scotia’s program.  www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/ns

Electronic Products Recycling Associations – Prince Edward Island (EPRA Prince Edward Island)
EPRA Prince Edward Island is responsible for implementing and operating an industry-led and government-approved electronic products recycling program that is available for consumers and businesses throughout the province.  In accordance with the Materials Recycling Regulations, more than 200 manufacturers, retailers and other stakeholders are stewards of EPRA Prince Edward Island’s program. www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/pei

 

Other Provincial Programs

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA)
ARMA is a not-for-profit association responsible for managing Alberta’s tire, electronics and paint recycling programs. The organization reports to the Minister of Environment and is run by a Board of Directors representing many stakeholder groups www.albertarecycling.ca

Ontario Electronics Stewardship (OES).
OES is a not-for-profit corporation established by manufacturers, retailers, and other stakeholders to develop a waste diversion plan for Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in response to the designation of these materials under Ontario’s Waste Diversion Act (WDA). www.ontarioelectronicstewardship.ca

 

II. Supporting Industry Associations and Organizations

Electronics Product Stewardship Canada (EPSC)
EPSC is a not-for-profit, industry-led organization with a membership spanning more than twenty leading Canadian electronics manufacturers that are working to design, promote and implement sustainable solutions for the recycling of end-of-life electronics.  www.epsc.ca

Electro-Federation Canada
Electro-Federation Canada is a national, not-for-profit industry association. Together, its six councils represent over 300 member companies that manufacture, distribute, and service electrical, electronic, and telecommunications products, contributing over $50B to the Canadian economy.  www.electrofed.com

Information Technology Association of Canada
ITAC is the voice of the Canadian information and communications technology industry. Together with its affiliated organizations across the country, the association represents 1,300 companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in all sectors, including telecommunications and Internet services, ICT consulting services, hardware, microelectronics, software and electronic content.  www.itac.ca

Retail Council of Canada
Founded in 1963, Retail Council of Canada is the voice of retail. RCC is a not-for-profit association with more than 40,000 storefronts representing all retail formats, including national and regional department stores, mass merchants, specialty chains, independent stores and online merchants.  www.retailcouncil.org