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Guideline for Accountable Management of End-of-life

24 February 2016 – On 15 September 2015, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) published the first edition of SPE-890, a Guideline for Accountable Management of End-of-Life Materials. The first-of-its-kind Guideline aims to help organizations make more effective and informed decisions by establishing a common set of definitions, performance metrics, and reporting requirements for current and […]

Lead Acid Battery Recycling Guideline for North America just released

24 February, 2016 – CM Consulting is pleased to announce that the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has released a new report providing technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management (ESM) of spent lead-acid batteries (SLABs) in North America. The guidelines represent the culmination of a 2-year development process during which a team of consultants, […]

Building a Recycling Guideline in Ontario

This August, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) posted a Notice of Intent to work on the development of a new guideline, SPE750 — Recycling Process, Audit and Verification Guideline for Ontario. These guidelines will be a warm welcome by those in the waste management industry who for years have been frustrated by insufficient recycling standards and minimal enforcement. As it currently stands, […]