Adding new life to used oil & antifreeze recycling

Successful recycling programs reach people where they live. And our provincial used oil management associations achieve this by building on local initiatives coupled with national co-operation and coordination. While each provincial program may vary in activities, the focus is [...]

October 28, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

National UOMA cooperation works for you, its members

Since its formation in 2004, the National Used Oil Material and Antifreeze Advisory Council (NUOMAAC) has served as an effective partnership for the six Used Oil Management Associations in Canada who manage programs in eight provinces by providing a resource [...]

October 28, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

The state of UOMA plastics recycling in Canada

Plastic recycling has been in the news quite a bit lately. Market conditions have changed, especially for low quality, mixed plastics as China and other countries started requiring imported plastic to be cleaner and better sorted. In addition, the Federal [...]

October 28, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

Local initiatives: British Columbia

Awareness In the most recent Consumer Awareness Benchmark Study for all British Columbia Stewardship Programs (2018), 71% of respondents indicated awareness of the used oil and antifreeze materials recycling program managed by the British Columbia Used Oil Management  Association (BCUOMA). [...]

October 25, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

Local initiatives: Manitoba

Awareness Steinbach is Manitoba’s third largest city and the regional economic hub of the south-eastern part of the province. The city and the surrounding farming communities reflect a strong Mennonite influence with orderliness and a commitment to a clean environment. [...]

October 25, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

Local initiatives: Saskatchewan

Awareness Recycling used oil and antifreeze materials has a long action cycle. So the Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp. (SARRC) plans its awareness building to cover 365 days a year. The campaign begins lightly with a few strategic radio [...]

October 25, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

Local initiatives: Alberta

Awareness Current and Future Initiatives Since the inception of Alberta Recycling, our focus has always been on adding value. While we’re not stepping away from our mandate, we are willing to listen to and look at things outside of the [...]

October 25, 2019|Newsletter Articles|

Best Practices for Used Oil Management

The Used Oil Management Associations (UOMAs) presented the Canadian perspective on used oil management best practices during a global webinar hosted by the Product Stewardship Institute on May 25th, 2018. Over 200 participants registered for the webinar from 9 countries, [...]

September 21, 2018|Newsletter Articles|
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