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30th June 2017

Notice of Increase to Saskatchewan Paint Environmental Handling Fee Rate


Revised Environmental Handling Fees (EHFs) for paint in Saskatchewan come into effect on October 1, 2017. The current EHFs for these products continue to apply to sales made up to and including September 30, 2017. The fee rates are set by PCA’s board of directors, which includes leading industry representatives, and not by government.


The table below outlines the revised EHFs.
Saskatchewan Environmental Handling Fees – effective October 1, 2017


Paint CategoryCurrent Rates until

September 30, 2017

New Rates as of

October 1, 2017

100 ml – 250 ml$0.10$0.20
251 ml – 1 L$0.25$0.35
1.01 L – 5 L$0.60$0.75
5.01 L – 23 L$1.50$1.95
Aerosol paint (any size)$0.10$0.25


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