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Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution, Policies or Program
- Encouraging prioritizing and incentivizing the use of recycled content in all federal infrastructure projects and investment in multimodal transportation infrastructure in the National Infrastructure Assessment.
Policies or Program
- Discussion with National Research Council regarding collaboration and research into difficult-to-recycle plastics.
- Discussions with Natural Resources Canada regarding the Preliminary Resource Recovery Report Card and Gaps Assessment.
- Discussions with Public Services and Procurement Canada regarding tenders for management of end-of-life recyclable products and materials.
Policies or Program, Regulation
- Addressing interests of Canada's recycling industry in the review of the Annexes of the United Nations - Environment Programme (UN-EP) Basel Convention.
- Addressing changes to the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).
- Discussions with Environment and Climate Change Canada regarding potential recycled-content mandates for plastic products.
Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB)
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Health Canada (HC)
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
National Defence (DND)
National Research Council (NRC)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC)
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Transport Canada (TC)
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RECYCLING INDUSTRIES (CARI) PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR COMPANIES TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION OF ALL TYPES AT COMMITTEE MEETINGS, REGIONAL CHAPTER MEETINGS, THE ANNUAL CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION, AND ALL SOCIAL EVENTS. IT IS THE RESOURCE CENTRE FOR MEMBERS, PROVIDING SERVICES AND INFORMING THEM OF ONGOING ACTIVITIES IN RECYCLING THROUGH BULLETINS AND A MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS. CARI ACTS AS THE ADVOCATE FOR THE INDUSTRY AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT AND DEVELOPS PROMOTIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THAT EXPLAIN THE INDUSTRY AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN ORDER TO DEVELOP A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE VALUE OF RECYCLING TO THE CANADIAN SOCIETY AND ECONOMY. CARI ALSO INTERACTS WITH OUR COUNTERPARTS IN THE U.S. AND EUROPE TO COLLECTIVELY ADDRESS THE INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGES TO THE INDUSTRY.
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
President and CEO
Organization's membership or classes of membership
CARI CURRENTLY HAS ABOUT 255 MEMBERS THAT WORK WITH ALL RECYCLED COMMODITIES, BUT THE MAJORITY DEAL MAINLY OR EXCLUSIVELY IN METAL RECYCLING. ACTIVE MEMBER COMPANIES ARE PRIMARILY SCRAP DEALERS (RANGING FROM INDIVIDUAL SCRAP COLLECTORS TO TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED CAPITAL-INTENSIVE PROCESSING PLANTS), CONSUMERS OF RECYCLED MATERIALS AND TRADERS. EQUIPMENT AND SERVICE SUPPLIERS ARE ASSOCIATED MEMBERS AND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE INDUSTRY ARE AFFILIATED MEMBERS.
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
In-house Organization Contact Information
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4
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