Frequently asked questions

The program

Yes. They exist in the four western provinces, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia as well as the Atlantic provinces that now count New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
If you are interested in becoming a collection facility  for used oils and glycol (antifreeze), their used containers (50 litres or less) including aerosol brake cleaner and lubricant as well as used oil filters and you deal with a SOGHU registered collector, we encourage you to contact us for more information about the program and what benefits you can enjoy.
One of SOGHU's top priorities is the implementation of a network of collection facilities throughout Québec. Find the nearest collection facility.


No. The EHC represents handling charges determined by SOGHU's board of directors and paid by members on the basis of their volume of sales. Information provided by members regarding their volume of sales is treated on a confidential basis. All amounts are used only for the management of the program. No sums will go to the government besides reasonable management fees required to be paid by law to RECYC-QUÉBEC.
The Regulation requires all brand owners or first suppliers or importers in Québec of the products designated by the Regulation, who do not notify the Ministry of the Environment that they will implement their own program must join a management association if they do not wish to be forced into creating such a program that will meet the regulatory requirements concerning its scope (number of collection facilities), recovery and reclamation objectives to be met, and consumer information obligations.


A collector is a firm registered with SOGHU to collect SOGHU Products covered by the Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by enterprises from large generators and collection facilities and deliver them to processors approved by SOGHU. Find the list of collectors in your area.