b'EPRA Nova Scotia andEPRA Prince Edward IslandI am proud of the work we are doing in Nova Scotia (NS) and Prince Edward Island (PEI). We kicked off the year with the addition of new recycling regulations in Nova Scotia, embracing an expanded list of obligated products under the provincial Electronic Stewardship Program. Our programs continue to evolve thanks tothe collaborative relationship between private and public sectors.of recycling electronics. Between 2019 and 2020, EPRA Over the course of 2020, our programs in both provincesmaintained program awareness in Nova Scotia and PEI. responded and adapted to the directives of our localOur 2020 market research results indicate that awareness public health agencies. At both a national and provincialsits at a commendable 94% and 87%, respectively. level, EPRAs strong business continuity managementThis past year, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, EPRA NS proved to be effective in carrying us through theand EPRA PEI collected 2,580 tonnes and 417 tonnes of challenges brought on by the pandemic. In response toelectronics, respectively. This past year, we opened four public health guidelines, EPRA strengthened its healthnew drop-off centres across Nova Scotia, making it easier and safety protocols and altered public communicationfor consumers to recycle their devices. Eliminating barriers efforts, asking consumers to learn more aboutis important to inspiring strong recovery rates. electronic recycling rather than simply drop-offThis past year has been a year of many lessons, including electronics. As part of our commitment to effectivethe vital role nature and technology have in our lives. The and efficient business management, EPRA NS and EPRAwork we are doing has practical environmental benefits PEI continue to implement health and safety practicesand is an effective way to conserve our natural resources consistent with public health recommendations. and create green jobs across the country. I look forward Since 2012, EPRA has undertaken annual marketto continuing this work throughout 2021.research to evaluate program awareness. Strong public knowledge is a priority in Nova Scotia and PEI, as we seekGerard MacLellanto educate and inspire the public about the importanceExecutive Director, Atlantic Canada Schedule of Operations EPRA Nova Scotia and EPRA Prince Edward Island Nova ScotiaPEITotal Year ended December 31, 2020 (unaudited)Revenue:Environmental handling fees $4,665,004 $ 747,075$5,412,079 Interest 60,4258,240 68,6654,725,429755,3155,480,744Expenses:Direct operations: Processing1,265,994225,4041,491,398 Collection558,157 76,534 634,691 Transportation, warehousing and storage 456,27292,521 548,793 Quality assurance sampling and recycler audits26,998 3,68230,6802,307,421398,1412,705,562Other: Consumer awareness and communications369,506 51,995421,501 Administration508,15567,401575,556 Government fees 22,50022,500 877,661141,8961,019,5573,185,082540,0373,725,119 Excess of revenue over expenses$1,540,347$215,278$1,755,625 14 EPRA ANNUAL REPORT 2020'