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Canadians will soon have a law on how to dispose of mercury-filled light bulbs

Date June 26, 2017 Author Lucy Robinson Categories Industry News | News

Canadians will soon have guidance from the federal government on how to dispose of mercury-containing light bulbs in an environmentally responsible way. Bill C-238, a new act that sets out rules for a national light bulb disposal strategy, received royal assent on Thursday. The National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury Act commits the government to identify ways to dispose of mercury-containing light bulbs safely and establish guidelines...

National Strategy to Address Disposal of Mercury-Containing Lamps Becomes Law

Date June 26, 2017 Author Lucy Robinson Categories Media Releases

(Toronto, June 26, 2017) Bill C-238, a private member’s bill that sets a national strategy for sound management of mercury-containing lamps, has received Royal Assent and is now federal law. The National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury Act calls on Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change to work with provinces, territories and all interested and appropriate governments, persons, and organizations to develop a robust national...

Bill C-238 - National Strategy on Mercury-Containing Lamps - Becomes Law

Date June 25, 2017 Author Lucy Robinson Categories Announcements | Industry News | News

Bill C-238, a private member’s bill that sets a national strategy for sound management of mercury-containing lamps, has received Royal Assent and is now federal law. The National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury Act calls on Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change to work with provinces, territories, and all interested and appropriate governments, persons, and organizations to develop a robust national strategy for the safe and...

Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority Appoints CEO

Date June 19, 2017 Author Lucy Robinson Categories Industry News

Leading expert on regulatory agencies Frank Denton to head oversight body for resource recovery and waste reduction The Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (the Authority) is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Denton, former Assistant Deputy Minister of the Policy, Planning and Oversight Division of the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, as Chief Executive Officer. “Frank brings a wealth of experience and knowledge gained over a distinguished...


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