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Refrigerant Management Canada Increases Refrigerant Disposal Fee on CFC‐11

Contractors Should Discuss the Disposal Fee with Their Customers

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) announced that the disposal fee for accepting CFC‐11 refrigerant into the program has changed. Effective July 1, 2013, the disposal fee will be $12/kilogram for CFC‐11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.

RMC recommends that contractors discuss the disposal fee with their customers and remind them that as the equipment and refrigerant owner, they are obliged to comply with the provincial and federal regulations regarding the proper handling, storage, and disposal of CFC‐11 refrigerant.

RMC continues to subsidize approximately 50 percent of the cost of collecting and destroying the CFC‐11 refrigerant.

Publication date: 6/17/2013

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