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Stewardship for Private Label Products

What is Stewardship?

Stewardship programs help producers of designated products to manage the life cycle of their products, including recycling. Data providers (manufacturers, brand owners or first importers) are required to pay stewardship fees that can be used for collecting, transporting and recycling products or their packaging.

GS1 Canada streamlines packaging data through ECCnet Registry

The GS1 Canada Stewardship Initiative standardizes product packaging data to meet the requirements of both data providers and data recipients. Through ECCnet Registry – the most comprehensive and continually validated registry of its kind in Canada – data providers and data recipients can exchange standardized, accurate product data electronically, through a single central location.

Start loading your data now!

For next steps on loading packaging data for Private Label products, see Get Started.

Benefits of using ECCnet Registry Stewardship include:

For more information, contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 ext: 3060 or