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The Blue Box
A fixture at the end of our driveways and a foundation of our green economy, the Blue Box is a symbol of recycling success. Over 95 per cent of Ontarians participate, and the province’s paper and packaging diversion is the highest in North America. Learn More
aboutgirl-new About Us We’re a not-for-profit organization funded and governed by the industries that are the brand owners, first importers or franchisors of the products and packaging materials managed under our recycling programs. We touch the lives of Ontarians every day—whether they are putting something in their Blue Box or returning unused paint or spent batteries to a depot or retail partner. We work hard to keep many materials out of landfill, and to recover as much value as possible from these materials at the end of their useful life. read more
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The Blue Box
A fixture at the end of our driveways and a foundation of our green economy, the Blue Box is a symbol of recycling success. Over 95 per cent of Ontarians participate, and the province’s paper and packaging diversion is the highest in North America. Learn More
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Orange Drop
The Orange Drop Program provides Ontario residents with a free, safe and easy way to dispose of household products that require special handling. Fully funded by industry, this network of convenient drop-off locations accepts nine materials. Learn More
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  • STEWARDSHIP ONTARIO ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO RECYCLE MORE PAPER

    In partnership with Central Ontario municipalities, Stewardship Ontario is running an advertising campaign to encourage residents to recycle more paper products. Materials such as cardboard toilet paper rolls and boxboard packaging for items such as toothpaste or soap are often neglected as residents tend to leave these in the bathroom garbage instead of bringing them… View Article

  • Stewardship Ontario 2013 Program Performance

    The numbers are in! Read up on how Stewardship Ontario has helped divert nearly a million tonnes of recyclables from Ontario landfills in 2013.


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Event Calendar
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Jun 2012
2012 Sustainability Summit – Toronto, Ontario On June 21, 2012, Stewardship Ontario held its second annual Sustainability Summit at the Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto. The summit showcased some of the important recycling innovations taking place in the province and brought together over 150 attendees from industry, government, waste and recycling organizations to learn about each other’s sustainability practices.
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Sep 2011
2011 Conference on Canadian Stewardship – Halifax, Nova Scotia Gemma Zecchini, CEO, Stewardship Ontario spoke at the 2011 Conference on Canadian Stewardship on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. View Gemma Zecchini’s Conference on Canadian Stewardship presentation.
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Sep 2011
Dialogue on the Blue Box Program – September 14, 2011 Lyle Clarke, Vice-President, Innovation and Blue Box spoke about the key cost drivers that will influence operation of the Blue Box Program next year and engage in a discussion about proposed changes to the Blue Box Rules designed to make the process fairer, clearer and more consistent with Quebec and Manitoba.
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Aug 2011
2011 AMO Annual Conference, London, Ontario Stewardship Ontario’s Tamara Burns, VP Operations for the Orange Drop Program and Lyle Clarke, VP Innovation and Blue Box spoke at AMO’s Annual Conference and tradeshow held on Aug. 19th to the 22nd.
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Jun 2011
Sustainable Packaging Summit- June 21, 2011 Stewardship Ontario’s half-day Steward Summit featured guest speakers who shared their experience, insight and information about global trends in sustainable packaging and what it means to consumer and recycling systems in Ontario.
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2013 Stewardship Ontario Annual Report 26-06-2014 2-44-36 PM Our Annual Report has gone digital this year — an environmentally friendly way to review what we achieved in 2013. It’s all about Participation — the collective work of the stewards, service providers and consumers who contribute to our many recycling initiatives. Download Now