AnniversaryBooklet - page 8

One l itre of used oi l can
contaminate one mi l l ion
l itres of water.
Used oil contains heavy metals and can cause damage
to the environment if spread on roads and gets into the
water table.
IN THE BEGINNING
1988 -
Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment
addresses the issue of waste oil management.
1990 -
Canadian Petroleum Products Institute (CPPI)
Used Oil Task Force publishes a Used Oil Action Plan
to deal with the issue.
October 1991-
the Montreal Meeting sees the focus
move away from government to retailers/first sellers of
lubricating products
The pressure continues on industry primarily from
governments to do something. Debate and controversy
ensues about who and how to manage waste oil.
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