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COVID-19 Update


Health and Safety Information 

Child care for health care and frontline staff

Template Letter - Frontline Workers Eligible for Emergency Child Care

Waste Collection Worker Health and Safety During COVID-19

Guidelines for Healthy and Safe Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic

Health and Safety In the Solid Waste Industry 

How to Safely Dispose of Facemasks and Gloves

Safe Waste Disposal Guidelines for Residents

COVID-19 Guidance for Waste Workers

COVID-19: Details for Hosting an Onsite Vaccination Clinic


OWMA Updates and Financial Relief Information


Ontario Moving to Step 1 of the Roadmap to Reopen effective June 11, 2021

Province Enacts Stricter COVID-19 Restrictions

COVID-19 Lockdown Measures Take Effect Monday - November 23rd, 2020

Assuming Liability

Ontario Now Requires Business Owners to Pre-Screen Employees for COVID-19 Daily

The Right Conditions For Investment

Impact of COVID-19 on Waste Volume Flows

Certain Businesses Allowed to Reopen Under Strict Safety Guidelines

Requests for Pandemic Relief and/or Emergency Operational Activities

Information on Wage Subsidy and Support for Businesses

March 26th, 2020 - OWMA UPDATE: COVID-19 PANDEMIC

March 24th, 2020 - Ontario Designates Waste Services as an "Essential Service"

March 23rd, 2020 - Shut Down of All Non-essential Services

March 20th, 2020 - COVID-19 Pandemic Update 

March 16th, 2020 - COVID-19 Panedmic Update 


Waste Generation Information

Media Release - Ontario Sees Considerable Changes in Waste Generation During Pandemic 

COVID-19 Waste Generation Report - April 27th, 2020

COVID-19 Waste Generation Report - April 20th, 2020


EEQ COVID-19 Reports

The Impact of COVID-19 on Curbside Recycling

The Impact of COVID-19 on Deposit Systems