What is a Steward

All manufacturers, retailers, distributors and other suppliers of regulated electronic products in, or into, any one of the provinces in Canada with provincial extended producer responsibility regulations are required to be active in an approved product stewardship plan.  Provinces with electronic products stewardship regulations currently include: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) is a not-for-profit organization managing government-approved programs that are established by manufacturers, retailers and other stakeholders to collect and responsibly recycle end-of-life electronics.  EPRA is fulfilling this role on behalf of obligated stewards in eight provinces.  Businesses selling regulated electronic products in these provinces can meet their compliance obligation by participating in the EPRA Program.

For more information on joining EPRA as a steward, click here to visit our registration page or call 1-888-567-4535. You can also download the National Stewardship Agreement and EHF Reporting & Remittance Rules.

Registered Stewards

View and download the EPRA Steward list.

Registration is now open.

Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) manages government-approved programs in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador that are established by manufacturers, retailers and other stakeholders to collect and responsibly recycle electronic waste.

The programs are funded through an Environmental Handling Fee (EHF) that is charged on the sale and distribution of regulated products in or into these provinces, and remitted to EPRA.

Businesses selling regulated electronic products in any of these provinces can meet their obligations by joining the EPRA Program in their province. Online Registration is available.

“What is the EHF?” – a training video

This video has been developed by EPRA to explain the Environmental Handling Fee (the EHF or also called an Eco Fee); what it is and what it covers. It has been created for you to use with employees, or to show anyone who is wondering “What’s this about the EHF on electronics?”

It is a brief video that will explain in just a few minutes the information needed to answer questions about the EHF, and why responsible e-recycling as a whole is so important.

EPRA Provincial Programs

Alberta’s end-of-life electronics recycling program is operated by the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA).  Please visit http://www.albertarecycling.ca/ for more information on electronics recycling in Alberta.

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Northwest Territories end-of-life electronics recycling program is operated by The Government of the Northwest Territories.  Please visit www.enr.gov.nt.ca/programs/electronics-recycling-program for more information on electronics recycling in Northwest Territories.

End-of-life electronic products stewardship programs are not regulated in Nunavut. Select another province or close the window.

Yukon’s end-of-life electronics recycling program is operated by Environment Yukon.  Please visit www.recycleyukonelectronics.ca for more information on electronics recycling in Yukon.

Alberta’s end-of-life electronics recycling program is operated by the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA).  Please visit www.albertarecycling.ca for more information on electronics recycling in Alberta.