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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|

Letter to OEM Members sent on behalf of the UOMAs in Canada

December 29, 2017 Dear OEM Member/EHC Registrant: In 2017, the Used Oil Management Associations (UOMAs) in Canada undertook a stakeholder consultation to review the Original Equipment Manufactured (OEM) categories for the initial fill of lubricating oil, automotive glycol fluid (anti-freeze/coolant), [...]

December 29, 2017|Info for Stakeholders|

Notice to OEM stakeholders

OEM stakeholders: In 2017, the Used Oil Management Associations of Canada -including, the (BCUOMA); Alberta Used Oil Management Association (AUOMA); Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp. (SARRC); Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corp. (MARRC); Société de gestion des huiles usages [...]

December 29, 2017|Info for Stakeholders|

Outreach, Website & Social Media, and NUOMAAC

OUTREACH Personal communications works to promote responsible used oil and antifreeze materials recycling. Summer Ambassador programs in the four western Canadian UOMAs along with trade show attendance in New Brunswick and PEI meet potential recyclers where they live. More detail [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Northern & Remote Communities

Looking northward, the UOMAs are addressing the need to recover and recycle used oil and antifreeze materials in northern and remote Canadian communities. They face huge logistic problems. Where and how to situate a regional collection facility. Long distances for [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Back Office

It’s becoming a paperless back office providing efficiencies for members,  collectors/processors, and association staff. The associations have collaborated on updating the electronic payment system by which members remit the Environmental Handling Charges (EHC). The form is accessed through the secure [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Collection Facilities

Year-round collection facilities, easily accessible, are the cornerstone of Canada’s used oil and antifreeze materials program. However, there are challenges. It’s a messy business, and a location has to be equipped to properly manage these potentially hazardous materials. British Columbia, [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|
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