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Éco Entreprises Québec completes a pivotal year - The Modernization of Curbside Recycling Is Being Set in Motion

MONTREAL, April 18, 2024 /CNW/ - The year 2023 was marked by many accomplishments for Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ), which provided its members with a highly satisfactory report, both in terms of the activities completed for the modernized curbside recycling system and the relationships established with stakeholders.

During the Annual General Meeting held virtually this morning, the Board Chair, Denis Brisebois, and the CEO, Maryse Vermette, presented and commented on the highlights of the last fiscal year. Daniel Denis, Non-Member Director and Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee, presented the Statement of Operations.

The annual activity report published today shows that, over the past few months, the ÉEQ producer responsibility organization (PRO) has laid solid foundations for the modernized curbside recycling system.


"We are completing the work to bring the modernization of curbside recycling into force in January 2025 with the signing of contracts for sorting and material sales. The vast process undertaken to conclude partnership agreements with municipal organizations for front-line services required significant work.  It resulted in a small revolution because in Quebec we now have groups of municipal organizations which are signing agreements."

? Maryse Vermette, President and Chief Executive Officer

"In 2023, the Éco Entreprises Québec team was very present in the field and achieved its objectives, while ensuring sound governance for the coming years. The transition to EPR curbside recycling will require an additional financial effort for our members, but we are confident that this investment will provide tangible results for system optimization."

? Denis Brisebois, Board Chair

About Éco Entreprises Québec

Since 2005, Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ), a private non-profit organization, has represented producers of containers, packaging and printed paper regarding their financial responsibilities for curbside recycling. Designated as Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO) in 2022, ÉEQ manages the curbside recycling system in Quebec from a sustainable development perspective.

As a leader in extended producer responsibility (EPR), ÉEQ develops, manages and provides circular economy solutions to its member producers so they can reduce their environmental footprint. ÉEQ places ecodesign, recyclability and traceability at the core of all actions with its partners. ÉEQ will continue its role as the organization managing producers' financial responsibilities in the compensation plan throughout the transition period to EPR.

For more information.

SOURCE Eco Entreprises Quebec

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