OWMA Supports Ontario Government’s Approach to Modernization of the Blue Box Recycling Program

The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) supports the Ontario government’s commitment, as announced on October 19, 2020, by the Minister of the Environment, Conservation & Parks, to strengthen the Blue Box recycling program and set some of the highest waste diversion targets in North America. Shifting responsibility of the Blue Box to producers will create a catalyst to improve Ontario’s recycling performance. This is not only good for the environment, it is good for the economy, and will encourage investment, job creation, and innovation in the recycling and resource recovery sector. Read full statement below