b'About Electronic Products Recycling AssociationFor over a decade, EPRA has set the standard for safe,first step in verification. This process ensures that recyclers secure electronics recyclingimplementing customizedmaintain appropriate environmental, health and safety recycling solutions for Canada. As an award winning,controls, and helps prevent the illegal export to non-industry-led, not-for-profit organization, EPRA operates aOECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and network of qualified processors, transporters and drop-offDevelopment) nations through the proper handling oflocations. Working on behalf of more than 7,800 stewardsall materials.in nine provinces, EPRA diverts electronics from landfills,Since the original ERS was developed in 2004, various and prevents illegal export by providing accessibility forindustry-led electronics stewardship programs have secure and convenient electronics recycling.formed across the country to meet provincial regulations EPRA only works with recyclers who have been verifiedfor extended producer responsibility (EPR). Many of the by the Recycler Qualification Office (RQO), whoseprovincial programs and regulations have been revised purpose is to provide an objective determination ofto expand what can be collected in each provinceconformance to the requirements of the Electronicssince that time. EPRA will continue to implement and Recycling Standard (ERS). All recyclers under thesupport regulatory changes as they occur throughoutprogram are audited against the ERS requirements, whichthe country.incorporate internationally recognized standards as the FEBAUGFEBAPRJULJULAUGAUGMAR 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 2020 1'