August 1, 2017

BC Major Appliance Stewardship Plan Consultation Period Closed

Interested stakeholders were invited to review and comment on the Major Appliance Stewardship Plan Renewal for major appliances in BC (2017 to 2021), as prepared by the Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable (MARR).

The consultation period for the plan has now closed. A copy of the final stewardship plan submitted to the Ministry can be viewed here.


June 30, 2017

Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable (MARR) appoints new Executive Director.

MARR is very pleased today to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Zarbl as MARR’s new Executive Director effective July 10, 2017. Michael’s expertise in operations and managing supply chains of complex stewardship programs will help MARR achieve its revised program plan commitments to enhance the performance of the current system.

Michael joins us from Recycle BC where he recently served as Director, Operation Controls. Michael brings a wealth of operational and supply chain expertise to MARR. Michael has held many positions of increasing experience and complexity in the waste, logistics and stewardship agency sectors. His previous roles include Senior District Manager - Waste Management of Canada, Director of Operations – Ryder Container Terminals and Distribution Centre Manager - Martin Brower of Canada Company.

Please join me in congratulating Michael on his appointment.

Regards,

Warrington Ellacott
Chair, MARR


June 30, 2017

BC Major Appliance Stewardship Plan Renewal - Submission

MARR is inviting consultation and feedback on the final product stewardship plan submitted to the Ministry of Environment June 29, 2017 for major appliances in BC (2017 to 2021) prepared by the Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable (MARR). MARR is the approved product stewardship agency for end-of-life major household appliances in British Columbia. A copy of the final stewardship plan submitted to the Ministry is available for review here. Comments will be received until 5:00 PDT July 31, 2017 via consultations@marrbc.ca.


June 5, 2017

Notice of Public Consultation - BC Major Appliance Stewardship Plan Renewal

You are invited to participate in a public consultation session to discuss the renewal of the product stewardship plan for major appliances in BC (2017 to 2021) prepared by the Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable (MARR). MARR is the approved product stewardship agency for end-of-life major household appliances in British Columbia. A copy of the proposed stewardship plan is available for review here.


April 28, 2017

Publication of a Study of Major Appliance Recycling in British Columbia - Consultations have now Closed

Interested stakeholders were invited to review and comment on the study conducted for MARR on the major appliance recovery system in British Columbia. The study assesses the economic viability of the market driven system and analyses the challenges and barriers with respect to transportation and processing of end-of-life appliances from rural and remote communities. The purpose of the study is to facilitate early views to help inform the development of MARR's program plan in advance of public consultations towards plan renewal.

Submissions have now closed. Follow this link to the study: Major Appliance Recycling Roundtable: Study of Major Appliance Recycling.