Proposed amendments to the producer responsibility regulations for tires, batteries and electrical and electronic equipment made under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016
Summary of Proposal:
Ontario is proposing changes to reduce unnecessary administrative requirements for the tire, battery and electrical and electronic equipment industries while ensuring that the environment and consumers are protected. This is a part of our ongoing commitment to ensure Ontario's producer responsibility framework is achieving its intended results without creating unnecessary burdens for businesses in those sectors.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
There are no anticipated regulatory or cost impacts to consumers with this proposal.
The proposed amendments to the Tires Regulation are expected to moderately reduce operational requirements and costs for tire producers. The proposed amendments to the Batteries Regulation are not expected to change operational requirements or costs for battery producers. The proposed amendments to the EEE Regulation are expected to moderately increase operational requirements and costs for producers of information technology, telecommunications and audio visual equipment.
November 29, 2021
Comments Due Date:
January 10, 2022