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Material Descriptions

Materials managed by AMS Service Providers are outlined in your Services Agreement:

  1. Used Antifreeze (liquid)
  2. Used Oil Filters (including “crushed”)
  3. Automotive Plastics (used oil & antifreeze containers, including “shredded”)

Collectively, these materials are referred to as Automotive HSP and are defined in the HSP Regulation as follows:

Antifreeze” means a product containing ethylene or propylene glycol that is used or intended for use as a vehicle engine coolant and includes,

  • the initial antifreeze supplied with a new vehicle, and
  • antifreeze that is premixed and concentrated

“Antifreeze” includes the products primary packaging where that packaging is less than 30 litres.

Oil Container” means a container that is used for the supply of new lubricating oil and that has a capacity of 30 litres or less;

“Oil Filter” means a fluid filter, other than a gasoline filter, and includes,

  • a spin-on style filter or element-style fluid filter that is sold separately or as part of a product, that is used in hydraulic, transmission or internal combustion engine applications,
  • a filter used for oil, diesel fuel, storage tank fuel, coolant, household furnace fuel, and
  • a sump type automatic transmission filter;

For more information, consult the HSP Regulation

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