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Manitoba's Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) Act

The Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) Act enables the Minister of Conservation to designate materials with the potential to become waste and develop regulatory requirements that support the reduction and prevention of waste in the province. A variety of economic instruments and producer responsibility requirements can be established under the Act, including: product levies, dedicated industry funds, container deposits, and return to retail requirements. Click here to read the WRAP Act.

Regulations established under C.C.S.M. c. W40 The Waste Reduction and Prevention Act (SM 1989-90, c. 60) include:

Stewardship Regulation

Consolidated Regulations

Man. Gazette
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Guidelines

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulation

(MR 17/2010)

17/2010

13-2-10

 

Household Hazardous Material and Prescribed Material Stewardship Regulation

(MR 16/2010)

16/2010

13-2-10

 

 

 

Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Regulation

(MR 195/2008)

195/2008

3-1-09

 

Tire Stewardship Regulation, 2006

(MR 222/2006)

222/2006

25-11-06

 

 

 

Used Oil, Oil Filters and Containers Stewardship Regulation

(MR 86/97)

86/97

26-4-97
11-4-98

 

 

Manitoba’s WRAP Act and Regulations are recognized internationally as model legislation for applying extended producer responsibilities.