What’s New

RFP for an updated study of used oil filters in British Columbia.

The objectives of the study are to:

  • Determine the typical composition of a drum of used oil filters;
  • Evaluate the ratios and typical weights of different filter types in drums of used oil filters; and
  • Determine the typical amount of free product, general waste and non-eligible filters in a drum of used oil filters.

The RFP is open until Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Other key dates are outlined on page 2 of the attached RFP. Also attached for reference is the final report resulting from a similar study conducted by the BCUOMA in 2007.

CRA Filter Report – October 31, 2007

BCUOMA Updated Filter Study – May 29, 2018

BCUOMA has released its draft Product Stewardship Plan for consultation. Comments can be submitted to David Lawes by email dlawes@usedoilrecycling.ca and will be received until June 30th, 2018.

BCUOMA Stewardship Plan – May 27, 2018

BCUOMA Accessibility Report – April 16, 2018

Increase Community Round-up Funding BCUOMA – May 1 2018

BCUOMA Community Collection RFP

OEM Categories Summaries 2018

Letter to OEM Members

BCUOMA Stewardship Plan Consultation

BCUOMA is currently consulting on the proposed targets for its Stewardship Plan.

The proposed targets are outlined in the attached presentation.
Comments should be emailed to dlawes@usedoilrecycling.ca. Comment will be received until Friday, December 22nd, 2017. All written comments will receive a written response. A Consultation summary will be posted in January along with copies of comments received and an updated draft plan. Stakeholders will be notified when these documents are posted and will have an opportunity to review the plan, all comments and the responses prior to submission.

BCUOMA’s proposed minimum service levels were derived from this study.

Important Notice to all Return Collection Facilities

December 16, 2016 – Changes to the Return Collection Facility Incentive Program. Please see Information Bulletin, RCF Program Update and Return Collection Facilities page

Important Notice to all Members

April 6, 2015 – Member EHC Remittance Website has been updated. Please see: Information Bulletin, EHC Remittance Website Update

Important Notice to all Processors and Collectors

December 22, 2015 – Used Oil Return Incentive Rate Adjustment. Please see: Information Bulletin, RI Rate Adjustment

Changes regarding charges from Collectors. Please see: Information Bulletin, Collection Charges


On November 26th, 2014 BC Used Oil Management Association submitted its updated Stewardship Plan to the BC Ministry of Environment. BCUOMA would like to thank all the stakeholders that provided comments and input to the draft plan over the consultation period in October/November of 2014.

Read the plan here