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Determining Your Obligation

Producers need to determine if they are obligated to register and report their organization’s supplied designated materials under provincial extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations.

Producer/steward obligation is based on three key factors:

To help guide your organization, the following topics provide additional information to assist you in determining your producer/steward obligation.

The following resource can be used to determine producer definitions and hierarchies across Canada: Producer Definition and Hierarchy

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