/R E P E A T -- Important Announcement For Ontarians re Household Hazardous or Special Waste/

    TORONTO, Jan. 16 /CNW/ - Stewardship Ontario, the industry organization
responsible for the Blue Box program and the Municipal Hazardous or Special
Waste (MHSW) program, is making an important announcement regarding consumers
across Ontario and household hazardous and special waste.

    Event Details:
    Date:     Thursday, January 22, 2009

    Time:     Media registration: 9:20 a.m.
              Media Photo Ops, Interviews & Facility Tour: 9:30-10:00 a.m.
              Event: 10:00 - 10:40 a.m.

    Place:    Fewster Community Recycling Centre
              1126 Fewster Drive, Mississauga

    Available to interview at event:
        -  Jim Quick, Chair of the MHSW Committee of the Stewardship Ontario
           Board of Directors
        -  Hon. John Gerretsen, Minister of the Environment for Ontario
        -  Peter Hume, President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario

    Additional interview opportunities:
        -  A Toronto resident - currently renovating her home - is available
           to speak about her experience returning household hazardous waste

        -  Available at event and via Canada News Wire satellite feed:
           January 22, 9:30-10:00 a.m.

For further information:

For further information: On site Media Contact: Laura Modesto, Veritas
Communications, Email: modesto@veritascanada.com, Phone: O: (416) 955-4579, C:
(416) 571-0140

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