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25 March 2020

Exceptional measures due to COVID-19

2020-03-26T09:22:37-04:0025 March 2020|Collection Facilities, Collectors, Members, Processors|

Due to the current circumstances in regard to COVID-19, and in order to slow its spread, UOMA Atlantic has decided to follow recommendations and instructions and thus close its offices for an indefinite period. However, employees will continue, through telework, to maintain the best possible service in the current context of the Coronavirus crisis. [...]

30 January 2020

A new Oil and Glycol Recycling Program in Nova Scotia

2020-01-31T10:24:35-05:0030 January 2020|Collection Facilities, Collectors, Members, Not classified, Processors|

Instead of sending used oil in landfills and harming the environment, a new program is now helping people safely dispose of them, along with used glycol (antifreeze), oil filters, containers (oil, glycol (antifreeze) and DEF), aerosol cans for lubricants and automotive part cleaner — and recycle them to give them a second life. [...]

30 January 2020

Environmental Handling Charges are part of the product price

2020-01-30T10:25:26-05:0030 January 2020|Collection Facilities, Collectors, Members, Not classified, Processors|

On october 1, 2019, an Environmental Handling Charge (EHCs) for Used Oil and Glycol products have been introduced in Newfoundland and Labrador. I has come to our attention that some brand owners, wholesalers/distributors, and retailers of oil and glycol products in Newfoundland and Labrador may be charging/showing the Environmental Handling Charge (EHC) as a [...]

28 January 2020

New Regulation in Nova Scotia

2020-01-28T16:13:51-05:0028 January 2020|Collection Facilities, Collectors, Members, Processors|

A new regulation similar to the ones in force in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador and in Quebec now requires Brand Owners to collect and process the following products in the province of the Nova Scotia : Oils; Filters; Glycol (Antifreeze); Containers of oil, glycol (antifreeze) and diesel exhaust fuel (50L. or [...]

2 May 2019

New regulation in Newfoundland and Labrador

2020-01-28T10:03:46-05:002 May 2019|Collection Facilities, Collectors, Members, Processors|

A new regulation similar to the ones in force in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and in Quebec, will soon require Brand Owners to collect and process the following products in the province of the Newfoundland and Labrador : Oils; Filters; Antifreeze; Containers of oil and antifreeze (50L. or less); Aerosol lubricants or brake [...]