The first annual meeting of Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) took place in September in Toronto, Ont. In his opening address, RMC chair Tom Boutette, Boutette and Barnett Trade Distribution, highlighted the successful implementation of the program and levy system on January 1, 2001, and the support for RMC received from the industry, government and end-user groups across the country.

His remarks pointed to the eight participants in the program who had made a commitment to the environmental goals of RMC. RMC is dedicated to ensuring the safe acceptance of recovered CFC refrigerants. For more information contact Laura Linza at 866-622-0209 or e-mail