What do BCUOMA, AUOMA, SARRC, MARRC and SOGHU do?

The five associations that guide the Canadian used oil recycling programs exist to promote and facilitate the recovery of valuable, non-renewable resources by providing consumers (small volume users such as do-it-yourselfers and farmers) with a simple, convenient way to dispose of used oil, used oil filters and used oil containers. Each operates a single, comprehensive, cost-effective, sustainable and province-wide program.

Our work has created new business opportunities by promoting the expansion of a strong and competitive private-sector recycling industry. The programs are self-sustaining - no government funding is required. They also afford the efficiency and effectiveness of an industry-managed program requiring minimal regulation.
The five provincial associations work cooperatively to market and manage programs for consumers, members and collectors.

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What do BCUOMA, AUOMA, SARRC, MARRC and SOGHU do?

The five associations that guide the Canadian used oil recycling programs exist to promote and facilitate the recovery of valuable, non-renewable resources by providing consumers (small volume users such as do-it-yourselfers and farmers) with a simple, convenient way to dispose of used oil, used oil filters and used oil containers. Each operates a single, comprehensive, cost-effective, sustainable and province-wide program.

Our work has created new business opportunities by promoting the expansion of a strong and competitive private-sector recycling industry. The programs are self-sustaining - no government funding is required. They also afford the efficiency and effectiveness of an industry-managed program requiring minimal regulation.
The five provincial associations work cooperatively to market and manage programs for consumers, members and collectors.

< Back to FAQs

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