CPP, CIAC, and Circular Materials collaborate to advance a circular plastics economy for Canada

The Canada Plastics Pact (CPP), the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC), and Circular Materials (CM) are announcing a new collaboration focused on the need to rapidly de-risk and scale up investments in infrastructure and the innovation needed to accelerate the transition to a circular economy for plastic packaging in Canada.  Through investments in technology […]

Circular Materials and CBCRA finalize partnership to build Ontario’s beverage container recycling program

Circular Materials and CBCRA finalize partnership to build Ontario’s beverage container recycling program Circular Materials and the Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) have finalized their partnership to develop a comprehensive recycling program for beverage containers in Ontario. In June 2021, the Province of Ontario announced changes to the Recycling Regulation that shifts the financial […]

Circular Materials Update

Circular Materials Update Effective September 15, 2022, Circular Materials successfully acquired the operations of the Resource Recovery Alliance (RRA), formerly known as the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance. This acquisition is a positive step forward that will result in greater efficiencies and resources as Circular Materials prepares for the Ontario blue box transition next year. Producers […]

Building a Common Collection System in Ontario

Circular Materials is pleased to share the Initial Report submitted to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (RRPA) on June 30, 2022, which is available here. Within the Initial Report we’ve outlined the approach to building a common collection system for blue box material in Ontario with a key focus in mind – establishing a […]

Leading consumer brands, retailers and restaurants launch Circular Materials

Leading food, beverage and consumer products manufacturers, retailers and restaurants officially launched Circular Materials, a new, national producer responsibility organization (PRO) offering compliance services to companies obligated under extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations in Canada.