O. Reg. 283/12: GENERAL - WASTE MANAGEMENT

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r12283
Published: 2012-09-24

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ontario regulation 283/12

made under the

environmental protection act

Made: September 12, 2012
Filed: September 24, 2012
Published on e-Laws: September 24, 2012
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: October 13, 2012


Amending Reg. 347 of R.R.O. 1990

(General — Waste Management)

1. Subsection 1 (1) of Regulation 347 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following definition:

“composting facility” means a facility,

(a) where composting is carried out, and

(b) in respect of which an environmental compliance approval has been issued under Part II.1 of the Act;

2. (1) Paragraph 1 of subsection 3 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

1. Municipal waste, hazardous waste or liquid industrial waste, other than used or shredded or chipped tires, if,

i. the waste is transferred by a generator for direct transportation to a site to be wholly used at the site in an ongoing agricultural, commercial, manufacturing or industrial process or operation that,

A. is used principally for functions other than waste management, and

B. does not involve combustion or land application of the waste, or

ii. the waste is not processed organic waste from a composting facility and is transferred by a generator for direct transportation to a site,

A. to be promptly packaged for retail sale to meet a realistic market demand, or

B. to be offered for retail sale to meet a realistic market demand.

(2) Subsection 3 (2) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs:

25. Processed organic waste from a composting facility, if the waste meets the requirements for Category AA or Category A compost in Part II of the document published by the Ministry entitled “Ontario Compost Quality Standards”, as amended from time to time, originally dated July 25, 2012 and available through the Ministry’s website on the Internet and through the Ministry’s Public Information Centre.

26. Processed organic waste from a composting facility, if,

i. the waste meets the requirements for Category AA compost relating to standards for metals in compost, quality of feedstock and pathogens in Part II of the document published by the Ministry entitled “Ontario Compost Quality Standards”, as amended from time to time, originally dated July 25, 2012 and available through the Ministry’s website on the Internet and through the Ministry’s Public Information Centre,

ii. the environmental compliance approval issued under Part II.1 of the Act in respect of the composting facility,

A. was issued before January 1, 2013, and

B. contains terms or conditions that address matters relating to the quality of the waste, other than matters relating to standards for metals in compost, quality of feedstock and pathogens, and

iii. the holder of environmental compliance approval has complied with the terms and conditions mentioned in sub-subparagraph ii B.

(3) Paragraph 26 of subsection 3 (2) of the Regulation, as made by subsection (2), is revoked.

3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2013.

(2) Subsection 2 (3) comes into force on July 1, 2015.