The Canadian province of Nova Scotia has announced expansions of extended producer responsibility laws, rolling out landfill bans for for the following items, effective March 1, 2020:
- e-book readers
- GPS devices
- video game systems and controllers
- external hard drives, optical drives, and modems
- used oil, oil filters, and oil containers
- glycol, which is a coolant, and glycol containers
Affected industries must develop or expand recycling programs for these products, and be ready with programs by January 1, 2020.
Read the full announcement here: https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20190206001.
You can also visit the web site of the Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA), which has been running Nova Scotia’s electronics recycling program for the past 10 years. EPRA will expand its program to recycle the new products. https://epra.ca/