b'About Electronic Products Recycling AssociationElectronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) is aintroduced in 2004 by the electronics industry to ensure North American leader in the collection and recyclingproper handling of EOLE. The RQO audits recyclers against of end-of-life electronics (EOLE), operating a safe andthe ERS requirements, which incorporate internationally secure program across Canada. EPRA manages arecognized standards as the first step in verification. The cost-effective, streamlined administration for stewardsRQO ensures the integrity of EPRAs processors and their (manufacturers, distributors and retailers of electronics)downstream partners. All recyclers under the program in the nine provinces in which it operates, enablingare audited and qualified to internationally accredited them to achieve regulatory compliance. Working onrecycling standards. This process ensures that recyclers are behalf of more than 7,500 stewards, EPRA helps preventmaintaining appropriate environmental, health and safety electronics from ending up in landfills by providingcontrols, and properly handling all materials. All verified Canadian businesses and consumers access to securerecyclers must responsibly process materials entrusted to and convenient e-recycling options through over 2,500them by EPRA.drop-off locations. In the decade following the development of the original EPRA is an industry-led, national, not-for-profitERS, various industry-led electronics stewardship programs organization operating regulated e-recycling programsformed across the country to meet provincial regulations in nine provinces. EPRA ensures that EOLE are recycledfor extended producer responsibility (EPR). From the EPRA in a safe, secure and environmentally sound manner,family, Saskatchewan and British Columbia commenced conserving natural resources by recovering materialsoperation in 2007. EPRAs Nova Scotia program launched that can be used to make new products. EPRA onlyin 2008, Ontarios program started in 2009 and PEIs works with recyclers who have been verified by thekicked off in 2010. Manitoba and Qubec began in 2012, Recycler Qualification Office (RQO) under the nationalfollowed by Newfoundland and Labrador in 2013, and Electronics Recycling Standard (ERS), which wasNew Brunswick in 2017.The future is in your hands.Dont let it go to waste. recycleMYelectronics.caFEBAUGFEBAPRJULJULAUGAUGMAR 2007 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2012 2013 2017SaskatchewanBritishNova ScotiaOntarioPrince Edward QubecManitobaNewfoundlandNewProgramColumbiaProgramProgramIsland ProgramProgramand LabradorBrunswick Launch ProgramLaunch Launch ProgramLaunch Launch ProgramProgram Launch Launch Launch LaunchEPRA ANNUAL REPORT 2019 1'