Automotive Materials Stewardship (AMS) was established in early 2016 and launched on April 1, 2017. AMS represents the interests of businesses in the automotive sector to create environmentally sustainable ways for consumers to recycle used automotive products.
As a non-profit organization, AMS focuses on the recycling of:
As businesses become increasingly aware of their impact on the environment, so does their desire to take a leading role in producing less waste and ensuring what is produced is recycled and re-purposed.
Organizations like AMS are funded by businesses to collectively act on their behalf to help consumers with greater recycling choices.
AMS members will pay a set fee on the oil filters, empty oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers they sell in Ontario. AMS will use these fees to pay for collection, transportation and recycling of these automotive materials.
The AMS Industry Stewardship Plan has been approved. The program officially launched on April 1, 2017.
For more information about AMS’s ISP, click here.
Click here to see the AMS backgrounder.