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Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by enterprises


Economic impact study (French, PDF, 515 Ko)

Press Release

The Regulation in brief

This regulation that stems from the government’s new policy on management of residual materials is aimed at reducing the quantity of residual materials sent for disposal by making businesses responsible for the recovery and reclamation of certain products marketed by them. These products include electronics, batteries, mercury lamps, paint and paint containers as well as used oils, coolants, antifreeze and their filters and containers.

Public consultations were held between November 25, 2009 and January 24, 2010. Interested parties were able to submit their comments in writing.

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