R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 344: DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS FOR MILKSkip to content
Environmental Protection Act
Loi sur la protection de l’environnement
R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 344
DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS FOR MILK
Historical version for the period December 31, 1990 to April 5, 2018.
This Regulation is made in English only.
1. (1) In this Regulation,
“disposable container” means a container,
(a) that is used to contain a product or products sold or intended for sale and that will not be accepted for reuse as a container and refilled with the same product or products by a manufacturer, processor, distributor or retail vendor of the product or products, or
(b) for which no deposit is or will be charged at the time of sale of the product or products at retail and for which, as a used container, no money or money’s worth will be paid or given by a manufacturer, processor, distributor or retail vendor of the product or products sold or intended for sale in the container.
(2) In this Regulation,
“laminated container” means a container,
(a) that is customarily sold singly at retail,
(b) that, when sold at retail, contains a quantity of milk not exceeding one litre and is labelled to indicate that the milk has a shelf life exceeding four months from the date the container was filled with milk, and
(c) that is made up of several layers of material fastened together throughout its area. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 344, s. 1.
2. Disposable containers, other than,
(a) plastic film pouches;
(b) laminated containers;
(c) coated paper containers; and
(d) any disposable container having a capacity of less than one pint,
in which fluid milk products are or are intended to be sold are classified as disposable containers for milk. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 344, s. 2.
3. No person shall use a disposable container for milk as a container for a fluid milk product that is or is intended to be sold for consumption off the premises of the retail vendor of the fluid milk product. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 344, s. 3.
4. (1) In this section,
“recyclable container” means a disposable container for which a deposit is charged in accordance with an agreement between the Minister and the person who fills and distributes the container providing for the recycling of the empty used containers;
“user of a recyclable container” means a person who fills, distributes or sells at retail, a recyclable container in compliance with the provisions of an agreement referred to in the definition of “recyclable container”.
(2) Users of recyclable containers are classified and are a class of persons that is exempt from section 3. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 344, s. 4.