/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.

    Satellite Feed Coordinates:
    TIME OF FEED:   9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
    DATE OF FEED:   Thursday January 22, 2009
    CO-ORDINATES:   Anik F2 C
                    Transponder 3B
                    Audio subcarrier 6.2 and 6.8
                    Downlink frequency 3820 vertical

    WEB Video Preview and Download link:

    TIME OF POSTING:    9:30 a.m.
    DATE OF POSTING:    Thursday January 22, 2009

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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