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Yukon EPR Regulation Approved

On January 25, 2024, the Yukon government approved the Yukon Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Regulation, which requires the Producers of lubricating oil, antifreeze, oil filters and automotive containers to develop an EPR plan and implement a program by July [...]

February 20, 2024|News|

Looking Back at 2023

2023 was a year of collaboration and progress for the nine industry-led provincial stewardship programs that make up the national Used Oil Management Association (UOMA). Over the course of the year a series of planned upgrades to the [...]

January 15, 2024|News|

Check out the NEW Atlantic Used Oil website

Whether you are a DIYer with a small quantity of used oil and antifreeze to dispose of or a generator looking for your used oil products to be picked up, the Atlantic Used Oil Management Association (Atlantic UOMA) has [...]

November 22, 2023|News|

Alberta adjusts environmental fees on Oil Materials

Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) assumed responsibility for the Used Oil Program in October 2018 after the dissolution of the Alberta Used Oil Management Association (AUOMA). At the time the program was facing significant sustainability challenges. Since then, ARMA [...]

September 18, 2023|News|

Extended producer responsibility (EPR) in the Yukon

The Yukon Government is intending to regulate Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for automotive wastes, such as oil, filters, antifreeze and automotive containers. Yukon is proposing to implement a suite of EPR programs by 2025 under Our Clean Future, [...]

December 22, 2022|News|

What is EHC on used oil and antifreeze materials?

An Environmental Handling Charge (EHC) is a fee charged to producers of automotive products by the Used Oil Management Associations of Canada. The EHC is not a government tax, but instead considered part of the product price and [...]

December 21, 2022|News|
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