Ontario’s new e-waste regulation to take effect in January 2021

The province of Ontario in Canada has prepared a new e-waste regulation that is expected to take effect in January 2021. The regulation requires producers to safely manage the entire lifecycle of their electrical and electronic products including smartphones, personal computers, and gaming equipment. The regulation puts forward an ambitious recycling target of 70% and aims to encourage business to reuse, resell, and recycle electronic devices.