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Waste Diversion Act, 2002
Loi de 2002 sur le réacheminement des déchets

ONTARIO REGULATION 393/04

waste electrical and electronic equipment

Historical version for the period August 25, 2009 to November 23, 2016.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 320/09.

This Regulation is made in English only.

Interpretation

1. In this Regulation,

“waste electrical and electronic equipment” means a device that is waste, that required an electric current to operate and that is,

(a) a household appliance, whether used inside or outside a home, including any device listed in Schedule 1,

(b) information technology equipment, including any device listed in Schedule 2,

(c) telecommunications equipment, including any device listed in Schedule 3,

(d) audio-visual equipment, including any device listed in Schedule 4,

(e) a toy, leisure equipment or sports equipment, including any device listed in Schedule 5,

(f) an electrical or electronic tool, including any device listed in Schedule 6, but not including a large-scale stationary industrial tool, or

(g) a navigational, measuring, monitoring, medical or control instrument, including any device listed in Schedule 7, but not including any implanted or infected medical instrument.  O. Reg. 393/04, s. 1.

Designation

2. Waste electrical and electronic equipment is prescribed as a designated waste for the purposes of the Act.  O. Reg. 393/04, s. 2.

Industry funding organization

3. Ontario Electronic Stewardship is continued and is designated as the industry funding organization for the waste diversion program for waste electrical and electronic equipment approved by the Minister under section 26 of the Act.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1.

Composition

4. (1) Ontario Electronic Stewardship is composed of the members of its board of directors who shall be appointed in accordance with section 5.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1.

(2) Despite subsection (1), the members of the board of directors who hold office immediately before Ontario Regulation 320/09 made under the Act comes into force are deemed to have been appointed to the board in accordance with this Regulation and shall continue to hold office until notice that all members have been appointed under section 5 is published on Ontario Electronic Stewardship’s website.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 320/09, s. 1.

Appointed members

5. (1) The board of directors shall be composed of the following members:

1. Four members appointed by Electronics Product Stewardship Canada.

2. Three members appointed by Retail Council of Canada.

3. One member appointed jointly by Electronics Product Stewardship Canada and Retail Council of Canada. 

4. One or two members appointed by the members appointed under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3, if the majority of the members appointed under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 choose to make such an appointment.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 320/09, s. 2.

(2) If an appointment is not made under paragraph 3 of subsection (1), the chief executive officer of Ontario Electronic Stewardship may appoint an individual as a member of the board of directors.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1.

(3) A member appointed under subsection (2) shall hold office until the appointment is made under subsection (1).  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1.

6. Revoked:  O. Reg. 320/09, s. 3.

Qualification

7. (1) An individual may be appointed as a member of the board of directors under section 5 only if he or she,

(a) is a director, officer or employee of,

(i) a corporation that supplies a product from which waste electrical and electronic equipment is derived, or

(ii) an organization or industry association representing a corporation mentioned in subclause (i);

(b) is a resident of Canada; and

(c) is at least 18 years of age.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 320/09, s. 4 (1, 2).

(2) Despite subsection (1), an individual shall not be appointed as a member of the board of directors if he or she is a bankrupt or has been found by a court to be mentally incapable of managing property.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 320/09, s. 4 (3).

Application of Corporations Act

8. Sections 59 and 80 and subsections 283 (4) and (5) of the Corporations Act apply, with necessary modifications, to Ontario Electronic Stewardship.  O. Reg. 245/08, s. 1.

schedule 1
household appliances

1. Air purifier

2. Air conditioner

3. Answering machine

4. Barbeque starter

5. Blender

6. Bottle or can dispenser

7. Can opener

8. Carpet sweeper

9. Clock

10. Clothes dryer

11. Clothes washer

12. Coffee grinder

13. Coffee maker

14. Curling iron

15. Dehumidifier

16. Dishwashing machine

17. Electric hot plate

18. Fan

19. Food processor

20. Freezer

21. Fryer

22. Glue gun

23. Hair dryer

24. Heat gun

25. Heater

26. Hot drink dispenser

27. Humidifier

28. Iron

29. Kettle

30. Knitting machine

31. Microwave oven

32. Mixer

33. Radiator

34. Razor

35. Refrigerator

36. Scissors

37. Sewing machine

38. Slicing machine

39. Solid product dispenser

40. Stove

41. Toaster

42. Toaster oven

43. Toothbrush

44. Vacuum cleaner

45. Vacuum sealer

46. Watch

47. Water purifier

48. Weaving machine

49. Weigh scale

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 1.

schedule 2
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT

1. Analog computer

2. Automatic teller machine (ATM)

3. Bar code scanner

4. Calculator

5. CD-ROM drive

6. Computer disk drive

7. Computer keyboard

8. Computer mouse

9. Computer terminal

10. Copier

11. Joystick

12. Mainframe computer

13. Microcomputer

14. Minicomputer

15. Monitor (CRT)

16. Monitor (LCD)

17. Monitor (Plasma)

18. Personal computer (Desktop)

19. Personal computer (Handheld)

20. Personal computer (Laptop)

21. Personal computer (Notebook)

22. Personal computer (Notepad)

23. Personal digital assistant (PDA)

24. Point-of-sale (POS) terminal

25. Printer

26. Computer router

27. Computer flatbed scanner

28. Typewriter

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 2.

schedule 3
TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

1. Antenna, transmitting or receiving

2. Broadcast equipment (including studio), for radio or television

3. Cable television transmitting or receiving equipment

4. Citizens’ band (CB) radio

5. Closed circuit television equipment

6. Fax machine

7. Global positioning system (GPS)

8. Infrared wireless device

9. Intercom system

10. Local area network (LAN) communication equipment

11. Modem

12. Pager

13. PBX (private branch exchange)

14. Satellite television transmitting or receiving equipment

15. Switching equipment

16. Telephone (Cellular)

17. Telephone (Cordless)

18. Telephone (Wire line)

19. Telephone answering machine

20. Telephone carrier line equipment

21. Telephone carrier switching equipment

22. Telex machine

23. Traffic signal

24. Wide area network communications equipment

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 3.

schedule 4
AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT

1. Amplifier

2. Audio player (tape, disk, digital)

3. Audio recorder (tape, disk, digital)

4. Camera (film, tape, disk, digital)

5. Equalizer

6. Headphone

7. Microphone

8. Mixing board

9. Musical instrument

10. Preamplifier

11. Public address system

12. Radio

13. Receiver

14. Speaker

15. Television (CRT)

16. Television (LCD)

17. Television (Plasma)

18. Television (Rear projection)

19. Tuner

20. Turntable

21. Video player or projector (tape, disk, digital)

22. Video recorder (tape, disk, digital)

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 4.

schedule 5
TOYS, LEISURE EQUIPMENT AND SPORTS EQUIPMENT

1. Action figure and accessories

2. Arts, crafts or hobby device

3. Building set

4. Doll

5. Game or puzzle

6. Infant or preschool toy

7. Learning or exploration toy

8. Outdoor or sports toy

9. Plush toy

10. Vehicle

11. Video game and accessories

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 5.

schedule 6
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC TOOLS

1. Bender

2. Blower

3. Cutter

4. Disperser

5. Drill

6. Fastener

7. Folder

8. Grinder

9. Hammer

10. Joiner

11. Lathe

12. Lawn mower

13. Mill

14. Nail gun

15. Nibbler

16. Planer

17. Polisher

18. Punch

19. Riveter

20. Router

21. Sander

22. Saw

23. Screwdriver

24. Shear

25. Soldering gun

26. Sprayer

27. Spreader

28. Staple gun

29. Trimmer

30. Vacuum

31. Welder

32. Wrench

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 6.

schedule 7
NAVIGATIONAL, MEASURING, MONITORING, MEDICAL OR CONTROL INSTRUMENTS

1. Alarm system

2. Analyzer

3. Automatic environmental controller or regulator

4. Cardiology equipment

5. Dialysis equipment

6. Drafting instrument

7. Fertilization tester

8. Fire detection and alarm system

9. Freezer

10. Hearing aid

11. Heating regulator

12. Humidistat

13. Instrument for industrial process control

14. Irradiation equipment

15. Laboratory analytical instrument

16. Laboratory equipment for in-vitro diagnosis

17. Medical equipment, ultrasonic

18. Medical radiation therapy equipment

19. Meteorological instrument

20. Meter

21. Nuclear medicine equipment

22. Oscilloscope

23. Process controller

24. Pulmonary ventilator

25. Radiation detection or monitoring instrument

26. Radiotherapy equipment

27. Refractometer

28. Scanner (CT/CAT)

29. Scanner (MRI)

30. Scanner (PET)

31. Smoke detector

32. Soil testing or analysis instrument

33. Surgical support system

34. Surveying instrument

35. Temperature instrument

36. Thermostat

O. Reg. 393/04, Sched. 7.