Alberta Recycling Management Authority NAHMMA Hazardous Materials Management Conference Christine Della Costa September 22, 2005 Outline Framework for Alberta’s regulated stewardship programs Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) Electronics, tires HHW
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NAHMMA Hazardous Materials Management Conference
Christine Della Costa
September 22, 2005
We need to:
Solutions can be market-driven, or driven by government regulation. Either way, the consumer pays … the issue is effectiveness.
Core Directives from Government:
ARMA is run by a multi-stakeholder Board of Directors and is accountable to the Minister of Environment
It has two divisions:
1. Tire Recycling Alberta 2. Electronics Recycling Alberta
Fees can only be used for:
Revenues – Supplier registration and compliance
Four processors registered and operating
Approximately 1800 tonnes of e-waste processed as of August 2005, which translates to: