Waste management in Canada

Federal control of transboundary movements of hazardous waste and recyclables, toxic releases.

Services and information

Hazardous waste and recyclable materials

Submit notice, obtain permit, make shipments, submit documents, manage irregularities.

Municipal solid waste management

Municipal solid waste, recycling, organics, disposal, GHGs, guidance, statistics, who does what.

International commitments on waste

Canadian agreements, commitments and collaboration on waste.

Overview of extended producer responsibility in Canada

Role of extended producer reliability, product stewardship programs in managing end-of-life products.

International movement: annual statistics

Annual statistics 2009 to 2013 on transboundary movements of hazardous waste and recyclables.

Consultations on managing and reducing waste

Current and past consultations on waste management in Canada.

Provincial, territorial, and international contacts

Links to provincial, territorial, US, international organizations, competent authorities web sites.

Reducing and managing waste: contact information

Contact the Waste Reduction and Management Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Food loss and waste

Causes, impacts and solutions.

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