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13th February 2024

Nova Scotia Lamps Program

Dear Product Care Member,

On February 1st, 2024, pursuant to the Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulations,  Product Care Association of Canada, on behalf of its registered Nova Scotia  lamp members submitted, a lamp stewardship  program plan to the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSECC), for approval.

For those obligated brand owners who have yet to register with Product Care, you can still join the program. As part of the submitted program plan, Product Care committed to providing an updated Nova Scotia lamp membership (brand owners) list to NSECC, before August 1st, 2024, as a replacement of the original submitted list of brand owners covered under the program plan.

How to join:

If you are a brand owner for lamps, as defined under the Nova Scotia Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulation, and wish to designate Product Care be covered under Product Care’s Nova Scotia lamp stewardship program, you must register via PCA Registration & Reporting Portal, by selecting NS Lamps / Lighting Products.

As a reminder,

Brand owner is defined as either:

  1. A person who is the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights to lamp products sold, offered for sale or otherwise distributed in or into the Province,
  2. A manufacturer or distributer of lamp products sold, offered for sale or otherwise distributed in or into the Province,
  3. For lamp products imported into the Province, the first person to sell or offer for sale lamp products in the Province;

Lamp products are defined as:

Replaceable light source designed to produce light from electricity and includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:

  1. Fluorescent tubes,
  2. Compact fluorescent lamps,
  3. High-intensity discharge lamps,
  4. Incandescent lamps,
  5. Light-emitting diode lamps,

Lamps include all lamp technologies and all sectors (i.e. residential and IC&I lamps) but does not include fixtures.

Should you require any assistance, please contact:

Wendy Rivéti
Phone: 1-877-592-2972 #209
Email: nslights@productcare.org


The Product Care Team

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