ECCC Webinar: End-of-Life Management of Mercury-Containing Lamps

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), in partnership with the Recycling Council of Alberta, the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council, and SWANA’s Northern Lights Chapter, will be hosting an informational webinar for municipalities on the end-of-life management of mercury-containing lamps.

Share Your Views and Ideas:
End-of-Life Management of Mercury-Containing Lamps
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time

The target audience includes regional and local municipalities dealing with the end-of-life management of mercury-containing lamps. The webinar is intended to provide an open forum for municipal stakeholders to learn more about ECCC activities on mercury-containing lamps, and to engage in the development of a National Strategy for their safe and environmentally sound disposal.

Presenters from ECCC’s Waste Reduction and Management Division will provide an overview of departmental activities on mercury-containing lamps and information on open consultation processes.

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Presentation: Overview of ECCC Activities on Lamps Containing Mercury
    • Products Containing Mercury Regulations
    • Code of Practice: environmentally sound management of end-of-life lamps containing mercury
    • Development of a National Strategy for Safe and Environmentally Sound Disposal of Lamps Containing Mercury
  • Next Steps
  • Questions and Answers
  • PSA: Overview of other ECCC waste reduction and management initiatives that may be of interest to municipalities

We invite representatives from regional and local municipalities to register via the button below. For more details, contact the ECCC team
at: ec.dechetsdemercure-mercurywastes.ec@canada.ca

Register Here

Webinar Info for Participating Municipalities

The internet-based software, WebEx, will be used for the teleconference session which allows for the sharing of voice and PowerPoint presentations. Webinar participants will need access to a computer, a phone and a good internet connection.

Join WebEx meeting
Meeting number: 550 525 387
Meeting password: Lamps

Please add this informative webinar to your calendar and share with your municipal colleagues!