REGULATION 2008-54 under the Clean Environment Act identifies beverage containers as designated materials in New Brunswick. The Regulation states that on or after April 1, 2024, no brand owner shall sell, offer for sale or distribute a beverage container to a person in the Province unless the brand owner is registered with Recycle NB.
Under the Regulation, a brand owner shall, on or before August 1, 2023, submit to the Board for approval the following:
(a) an application for registration;
(b) a beverage containers stewardship plan; and
(c) one or more performance measures, by material type, used to assess the goals and objectives of the brand owner’s stewardship plan as well as the targets, by material type, set by the brand owner for each of the performance measures.