Circular Materials is a national producer-led not-for-profit organization that supports producers in meeting their obligations under extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations. Through the support of our founders and producers, we are implementing a national harmonized approach focused on improving recovery rates, meeting the needs and expectations of consumers, and protecting the natural environment.

Circular Materials was established in 2021 by Canada’s leading food, beverage, and consumer product manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants to design a blue box recycling system in Ontario that advances innovation, increases performance and delivers improved environmental outcomes. We represent the evolution from product stewardship to a more circular economy where materials are collected, recycled and returned to producers for use as recycled content in new products and packaging. More material looped into the circular economy means less waste, which benefits people and the planet.