Annual General Meetings

An annual general meeting is a necessary part of business. Each year, each UOMA holds its meeting to present a report on the previous fiscal year. The volumes collected, audited financial reports. Information about the issues, challenges and successes of the last fiscal year are presented. Information about the upcoming AGM’s will be posted on…

Badger Illustration

Recycling Advertising & Ambassadors

From a talking moose to a cheery badger, promoting the importance of used oil and antifreeze materials offers creative and entertaining possibilities. Not unlike Bullwinkle, the moose featured in SOGHU’s latest 30 second TV commercial offers sage advice to the handy man about recycling potentially hazardous materials. The moose is iconic. Their numbers are high in…

EHC Compliance and Paperwork

The Environmental Handling Charge (EHC) is the mechanism that funds the provincial UOMA across Canada. This is the financial end of our recycling program. Here’s how it works. The EHC is the levy charged by first sellers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) on all oil fluid, oil containers and oil filters either sold to customers…

Welcome to our newsletter

Greetings from Rod Rosenfelt, Chairman, National Used Oil Material and Antifreeze Advisory Council Welcome to the inaugural newsletter from Canada’s Used Oil Management Associations (UOMA), the industry-led stewardship program for the recycling of used oil and antifreeze materials. The program is recognized globally as the extended producer responsibility program (EPR) for potentially hazardous materials that…

UOMA Website

Improved websites make the business of recycling easier

Websites are a part of every day life. And the website technology and design keep improving. The new national UOMA website, www.usedoilrecycling.com, went live November 27, 2015. “Our national site, developed with responsive technology, channels visitors to all the seven Canadian UOMA’s.” says Phil Wrubleski, Executive Director, SARRC, who oversaw the site’s upgrade on behalf…