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 less);
  • Aerosol lubricants automotive part cleaners.

On March 1st, 2019, in the Royal Gazette was published this new Regulation (attached) under the name **Regulation, Solid Waste‐Resource Management Regulations, made under Section 102 the Environmental Protection Act**.  The program came into effect on January 1st, 2020

We are please to announce that UOMA Atlantic (UOMA NS, division of Nova Scotia) was appointed as the official agent to manage the program of recovery and reclamation of products relating to this new Regulation on behalf of its members.

If you market any of the new regulated products in Nova Scotia, you can comply by becoming a member of UOMA NS by using the below link to fill the registration form directly online.

Additionally, please note that an official news release has been issued on January 28, 2020 to raise awareness to UOMA Atlantic’s launch in Nova Scotia. Said news release was sent to media outlets across the province and represents the first element of a short accompanying awareness campaign.

Signed the UOMA Atlantic team