Disposal of Bulk Oil and Filters

Year: 2020

Number: 11-20A

Department: Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

WHEREAS the costs associated with the disposal of large quantities of used oil and filters has increased as a result of carbon tax and environmental surcharges charged by the collectors, resulting in large quantities of oil and filters being stockpiled within yard sites, or illegally dumped on municipal road allowances;

WHEREAS application for a municipality to upgrade an existing storage facility in accordance with The Hazardous Substances and Waste Dangerous Goods Regulations can be punitively expensive and onerous;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial and federal government to provide assistance to municipalities wishing to accommodate their ratepayers with the responsible disposal of used oil and filters.

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