Cross-border movements of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable materials: closed consultation

Current status: Closed

This consultation ran from December 15, 2018 to February 13, 2019.

We asked Canadians to share their views about the proposed regulations which would replace and consolidate three existing regulations as well as improve the management of permits, the tracking of shipments and clarify regulatory requirements to continue ensuring that movements of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable materials across Canada’s international and inter-provincial/territorial borders reach the intended destination.

Who was the focus of this consultation

We invited all Canadians to comment including:

What we heard

Stakeholders provided a number of comments related to the proposed scope of the definitions of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable materials as well as requested clarification for various terms (e.g. authorized carrier, movement within Canada and registration number). Stakeholders also provided comments on the transition towards electronic tracking of movements.

Related information

Past consultations

Parent regulations

Contact us

Waste Reduction and Management Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau QC K1A

Telephone: 1-844-524-5295
Email:
  ec.notification.ec@canada.ca

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