EPR in Canada

Circular Materials manages packaging and paper extended producer responsibility programs across the country.

What is EPR?

Extended producer responsibility, or EPR, is a policy approach in which producers – the businesses that supply packaging and paper – are responsible for the end-of-life management of their materials.

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EPR regulations are set provincially

Provincial regulations determine packaging and paper EPR obligations and the responsible party. Click here for an overview of producer hierarchies and obligations across Canada.

Circular Materials, Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba, Multi-Material Stewardship Western and Recycle BC are working together to review an optimal business model for delivering EPR across Canada. Learn more.

Learn more about the packaging and paper EPR program in each province below.

Producer resources

Access resources to support you in meeting registration, reporting and other EPR program requirements across Canada.

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