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Lower crude oil prices definitely affect the UOMA’s revenue stream. Fewer lubricating products on which Environment Handling Charges (EHC) are levied mean fewer dollars remitted to each provincial association. The EHC funds the Return Incentives (RI) which drives the collector/processor [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Materials Recycled

Keep on Recycling! It’s a year of celebration for Canadians. And our country has much for which we can be proud. Coast to coast to coast! Working for a cleaner environment is one area where Canadians excel. This includes [...]

June 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Fall 2016 UOMA Survey Results

Select all the provincial UOMA-operated programs that your company pays Environmental Handling Charges (EHC) to: Sélectionnez tous les programmes provinciaux relatifs aux UOMA en vertu desquels votre entreprise verse des redevances environnementales : Are you a regulated steward of used [...]

January 23, 2017|Newsletter Articles|

Olympian Effort

Fastest. Longest. Strongest. Between August 5th and 21st, the RIO 2016 Olympic Games will be all about results. All eyes will be on Canada’s 16 year-old Penny Oleksiak of Toronto who set a record at the recent Canadian Olympic trials [...]

July 13, 2016|Newsletter Articles|

Current Economical Realities in Recycling

The downturn in the economy affects all business sectors including recycling. Currently our industry is confronted by low commodity prices. But we can’t stop recovering potentially hazardous materials because of the downturn. To meet the challenge and encourage continued recycling, [...]

July 13, 2016|Newsletter Articles|
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