Eliminate used oil collection fees

Res #: 43-16A
Number: 43
Year: 2016
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure

WHEREAS environmental fees are being charged at point of sale for oil, filters and  containers; and

WHEREAS it is desirable to have used oil collected and reused or disposed of in an  environmentally friendly way; and

WHEREAS used oil collection companies paid the consumer for the used oil in the past,  but are presently charging them for the collection of used oil and filters;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Provincial and Federal Governments to use the  collected environmental fees to eliminate fees charged to consumers for the  collection of used oil and filters.

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