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Automotive Materials Stewardship ISP effective as of April 1

According to the Ontario-based Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority, as of April 1, 2017, the management of Oil Containers, Oil Filters, and Antifreeze has transitioned from the MHSW Program (“Orange Drop”) operated by Stewardship Ontario to the Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP) for Automotive Materials operated by Automotive Materials Stewardship (AMS).

On August 10, 2016, the WDO Board approved the Automotive Materials Stewardship (AMS) ISP to manage automotive materials (antifreeze/antifreeze containers, oil filters, and oil containers).  Product Care Association is the Industry Stewardship Organization that operates the WDO Board-approved Industry Stewardship Plans for paint, and pesticides, solvents and fertilizers ("ReGeneration" Programs).  SodaStream Canada is the Industry Stewardship Organization that operates the WDO Board-approved Industry Stewardship Plan for their proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2) cylinders.