14/10/2014

2015 Schedule of Contributions: Status update

Companies and organizations should expect consultations on the 2015 Schedule of ContributionsÉEQ’s Schedule of Contributions enables companies to determine whether they are subject to the Act, understand the breadth of their obligations and determine the amount of their contribution. Developed using a formula based on studies and verifiable data, the Schedule is established according to type of material and quantities generated during a given year and in consideration of environmental criteria. Framed by thoroughly developed rules, each Schedule is presented to companies for consultation before being sent to the government for approval as required by the Act.
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to take place in the spring of 2015. The Government of Quebec is currently carrying out a municipal residual materials characterization study. Results, expected next March, will be considered in the calculation of municipal net costs for the 2015 Schedule of ContributionsÉEQ’s Schedule of Contributions enables companies to determine whether they are subject to the Act, understand the breadth of their obligations and determine the amount of their contribution. Developed using a formula based on studies and verifiable data, the Schedule is established according to type of material and quantities generated during a given year and in consideration of environmental criteria. Framed by thoroughly developed rules, each Schedule is presented to companies for consultation before being sent to the government for approval as required by the Act.
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. The study will provide data on the percentage of orphan materials, also known as “other materials,” placed in recycling bins, which determines the deduction applied to the financial compensation paid by industry under the 2015 Schedule. You will remember that, following ÉEQ representations with its industry partners, a 7.5% deduction for those materials was applied to the 2013 and 2014 Schedule of ContributionsÉEQ’s Schedule of Contributions enables companies to determine whether they are subject to the Act, understand the breadth of their obligations and determine the amount of their contribution. Developed using a formula based on studies and verifiable data, the Schedule is established according to type of material and quantities generated during a given year and in consideration of environmental criteria. Framed by thoroughly developed rules, each Schedule is presented to companies for consultation before being sent to the government for approval as required by the Act.
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In the meantime, ÉEQ is continuing work on revising the fee formula with a view to making it as simple as possible and stabilizing rates according to material.

ÉEQ is also taking advantage of Schedule development postponements to update the 2013 activity-based costing (ABC) model in partnership with RECYC-QUÉBEC.

Read the article on the revision of the fee formula »
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