Types of Stewards

Remitter Steward: A steward who is registered in the EPRA program(s) and is responsible for reporting on the supply of obligated product and remitting applicable Environmental Handing Fees (EHF).


Pay-On-Purchase (POP) Steward: A steward may qualify as a POP if their supplier handles the reporting and remitting of the EHF to the EPRA program, and meets the following:

  • Based, operating and supplying obligated product within a single province/territory;
  • Sources all obligated products from Remitter Stewards;
  • Does not manufacture or assemble obligated products.


For further information or assistance on which Steward Account best suits your company needs, please contact us or 1-888-567-4535

*If your needs are predominantly served by the POP steward membership, but you find that your organization is required to report for a small quantity of your supplies, please contact


Please note that these steward types do not apply to the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES). For information about OES steward types, please visit


To register as an ICI DS or Media steward in British Columbia, please contact