NEWSLETTER OF THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RECYCLING INDUSTRIES
Vol. 24, Issue 5, May 2019
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR
Opening your business's doors for facility tours can seem a bit intimidating. Though most of us have little free time to spare, offering to teach policymakers (and the public) more about what we do is extremely important.
Last month, I gave a tour of John Zubick Ltd. to Glenn Mason, the Assistant Deputy Minister, Lands and Minerals Sector, at Natural Resources Canada. The tour came about from Mr. Mason's dealings with CARI staff in meetings on trade policy.
Touring our yard gave Mr. Mason a better understanding of how complex our industry is and where we fit into the commodities trade. He saw how sophisticated the equipment and processes can be in a yard, and it gave him a clearer picture of the volume of materials recyclers process.
Mr. Mason and I talked about how our yard is not the exception - there are companies across Canada doing similar work with the same types of processes. I explained to Mr. Mason that what the recycling industry needs most from policymakers is access to markets and a greater push for design for recycling.
We should all be doing what we can to educate government officials about our industry - we only stand to gain. Consider opening your business to visitors and contact CARI staff to talk about tours.
CARI's 78th Annual Convention
June 6-8, 2019
Five-Senses Co., based in South Korea, is looking for compressor scrap on behalf of buyers in South Korea and Vietnam.
Expected condition of compressor scrap:
- Non Alloy
- Drain the oil inside of the compressor completely
- Hole drilled on every compressor
- Highest copper (coil / wire) contents (Minimum 10 % copper retrievable ratio to compressor)
- Free from loose wires, plastic bits, no gas
- All compressors should be in good condition (should not be dented)
3,000 - 5,000 Mt per month
FIVE-SENSES CO., LTD
OVERSEAS MARKETING MANAGER
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +82 1042411304
RADIUM LUMINOUS DEVICES - Updated Government Resources for Nuclear Safety
(Photo source: http://nuclearsafety.gc.ca)
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has launched an updated web page dedicated to radium luminous devices.
Resources on this web page include photos to help identify potential sources of radium, specific information for scrap metal recyclers and waste facility operators, and a downloadable poster and brochure about alarm response guidelines for radiation portal monitoring systems.
Visit CNSC's website to ensure you have the latest information on detecting and handling radium luminous devices.
- The Ministry of Environment in Ontario is proposing new regulations for the recycling of electrical and electronic Equipment (EEE) and batteries. The proposed changes include adding large batteries weighing more than 5 kilograms, meaning lead-acid batteries would no longer be exempt from stewardship. READ MORE CARI will submit comments regarding these proposed changes. Contact Tracy
BC Chapter Golf Tournament
July 16, 2019 - Start time: 1PM
Northview Golf & Country Club (Ridge Course)
6857 168th Street
Contact [email protected] for more information.
CARI National Summer Event
A Night at the Blue Jays Game
August 8, 2019
October 21, 2019
79th Annual Convention
June 11-13, 2020
Lithium Ion Battery Recycling
July 9-10, 2019
Buffalo, New York
Click HERE for more Event Info
Canadian Association of Recycling Industries
PO Box 67094 Westboro
Ottawa ON K2A 4E4
Email: [email protected]