June comes to an end with an exceptional heatwave! In Canada and around the world, record high temperatures soar leading to major impacts. Read more in the report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO): https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/june-ends-exceptional-heat This unprecedent event is having multiple major impacts: heat stress in people, animals and vegetation; air quality (pollutants due to […]
It’s World Refrigeration Day tomorrow! Check out the various events and webinars regarding refrigeration at: https://worldrefrigerationday.org/events/ “World Refrigeration Day is an international awareness campaign centred around June 26 to raise the profile of the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sector and focuses attention on the significant role that the industry and its technology play in modern […]
This morning MOPIA presented in the UNDP Webinar series, “Closing the Loop: Environmentally Sound Management of End-Of-Life ODS and HFC”. The webinar gave insight into the challenges, successes, and innovations regarding EOL ODS and HFC’s, from their collection, legislation, destruction, and everything in between. Thank you to the event organizers and all who participated!
Over the course of 21, 22 and 24 May 2021, parties and other stakeholders to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone convened online to discuss the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol for the period 2021–2023, specifically 2021 contributions by some countries. – UNEP Although unable […]
The Fourth Extraordinary Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Replenishment: 2021 is scheduled for May 21st, 2021 in an ONLINE format. For more information, check the UNEP website. By decision XXXII/2, the Thirty-Second Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol agreed to authorize the Secretariat to organize an extraordinary meeting of […]
A new (2021) study released by Refolution Industriekälte GmbH highlights the impacts of HFO’s on the environment and health. Read the full report here: Read a summarized report provided by Shecco:
Remember to submit your ODS Records to MOPIA by Feb 1st. All refrigerant use must be documented. Record data sheets can be obtained by clicking HERE, or by visiting www.mopia.ca/forms Send via email (email@example.com), fax 204 338 0810, or by mail.
The Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association (MOPIA) appointed its Executive Committee for the 2020/2021 year.
MOPIA’s 26th Annual General Meeting was a success, despite the restrictions brought on by COVID-19. The meeting was held via livestream – the first virtual AGM in MOPIA history. Many thanks to all those that attended! Below is an audio file of the meeting, along with the documents that were presented.
MOPIA’s 26th Annual General Meeting is scheduled for October 22nd at 12:00pm, via Internet meeting broadcast. More info to come regarding the broadcast platform. MOPIA extends the invitation to stakeholders, stewardship holders, board members, and staff. Be sure to tune in to our virtual AGM broadcast! Stay tuned for broadcast details.