16 EPRA ANNUAL REPORT 2018 Schedule of Operations Newfoundland and Labrador 2018 marked the five-year anniversary of the EPRA program launch in Newfoundland and Labrador. As of December 2018, the Newfoundland and Labrador program has established 59 drop-off locations throughout the province, ensuring accessibility for consumers and businesses in both urban and rural areas. Additionally, annual community collection events have helped residents – especially in more rural communities – participate in the program to safely and securely recycle their end-of-life electronics (EOLE). Over the course of the past five years, EPRA Newfoundland and Labrador has processed over 4,589 tonnes of EOLE. That’s a magnitude of devices that have been diverted from landfill. These products have been safely and responsibly recycled, and had their resources recovered and put back into the manufacturing supply chain for reuse. This success has been supported by the growth of our program awareness numbers, which grew from 69% in 2017 to 78% in 2018. The diversion totals are all the more significant given the population size of the province and the ongoing move towards light-weighting. This industry-wide trend is towards smaller, multi-function devices – such as smartphones replacing multiple devices, larger but lighter products such as LED and LCD televisions replacing CRT televisions, and laptops replacing desktop computers. 2017 saw the launch of a more dynamic Recycle My Electronics (RME) website for Newfoundland and EPRA Newfoundland and Labrador 2018 2017 Revenue: Environmental handling fees $ 1,968,920 $ 2,172,179 Interest 49,973 27,719 2,018,893 2,199,898 Expenses: Direct operations: Processing 343,065 403,489 Collection 171,497 189,295 Transportation, warehousing and storage 527,904 598,609 Quality assurance sampling and recycler audits 19,418 21,621 1,061,884 1,213,014 Other: 383,305 397,982 340,415 354,154 83,345 – 807,065 752,136 1,868,949 1,965,150 Excess of revenue over expenses $ 149,944 $ 234,748 Year ended December 31, 2018, with comparative information for 2017 Labrador. In 2018, we continued to engage with residents by customizing local content. Our strong digital performance demonstrates this province’s interest in, and awareness of, the RME program. Residents of the province have demonstrated a willingness to embrace the program and contribute to our shared, sustainable future. As a program we will continue to engage the public through communication outreach and collection events, particularly in more rural communities, ensuring that residents throughout the province are able to participate fully in end-of-life electronics recycling. We look forward to further success and growth in the years to come. Terry Greene Program Director, Newfoundland and Labrador