Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

The Recycling Regulation under the authority of the Environmental Management Act sets out the requirements for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), formerly known as product stewardship, in B.C.

According to the regulation, producers of designated products can appoint an agency to carry out their duties under an approved EPR plan. The province reviews and approves the EPR plans to make sure outcomes and regulatory requirements are met.

Every 5 years, the producer must review their approved plan.

Review the approved plans and annual reports at