Nova Scotia

Packaging, paper products and packaging-like products extended producer responsibility in Nova Scotia.

Program overview

Nova Scotia is taking steps toward implementing extended producer responsibility programs for packaging, paper products and other blue bag materials. Two EPR regulations were released on August 2, 2023, with an implementation date set for December 1, 2025.

Transition timeline

The anticipated timeline for Nova Scotia’s transition to full extended producer responsibility is shown below.

August 2, 2023

Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging, Paper Products and Packaging-Like Products Regulations released.

October 1, 2024

Circular Materials to submit readiness report.

December 1, 2025

EPR implementation

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