The history of the recycling bin in Quebec Did you know that recycling dates as far back as 3 000, B.C.? Indeed, during that period, people discovered that used metal objects could be melted down and made into new ones. As you might guess, laws and regulations governing recycling came much later in Quebec (trivia tidbit: […]
In the spotlight
As the Quebec curbside recycling system undergoes major changes, businesses will become responsible for managing the end-of-life cycle for containers, packaging, printed matter and newspaper (C, P, PM & N) they put on the market. Therefore, it’s a good time for them to rethink their C, P, PM & N and make sure they limit […]
Companies: all about your obligations
As a company, you are at the core of ÉEQ’s mission. In just a few clicks, find out where your contributions go, from registration to reporting.
Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ) presented this Tuesday, October 20th to the Commission on transportation and the Environment its recommendations as part of special consultations on Bill 65. From the start, ÉEQ welcomed the government’s decision to place companies at the heart of the curbside recycling system and enable them to take responsibility for their containers, […]
Curbside collection and recycling In the midst of the recyclable materials markets downward spiral, western countries seeking sustainable solutions are now finding themselves in a tight spot. This month, the companies that fund curbside recycling in Québec will find out that their contributions will increase significantly in order to address current challenges including the dramatic […]
While Quebec is “put on pause”, ÉEQ is striving to support its stakeholders who continue working to maintain the essential service that is curbside recycling. Here is an overview of the four major projects ÉEQ is working on throughout the COVID-19 crisis. 1- A strategic watch of impacts of the pandemic on deposit and curbside […]