Dates & Deadlines

Below are key dates and deadlines related to the wind-up of the Used Tires Program. To facilitate a seamless transition, end-of-program tire inventories at Collectors, Haulers, Processors and RPMs will be managed as outlined below.

Stewards

Date/Deadline Details
October 1, 2018Elimination of PLT Tire Stewardship Fee
*This does not impact other TSF fees for MT/OTR
November 15, 2018 Deadline for Producers to report to the Authority collection sites, tire haulers, retreaders and processors in their tire collection and management system
December 31, 2018Used Tires Program operated by OTS ends.
Last day to file November 2018 Supply Reports (for all tire Classes) and remit TSF for non-PLT tires
January 31, 2019Last day to file December 2018 Supply Reports (for all tire Classes) and remit TSF for non-PLT tires
March 1, 2019Last day for Stewards to file Negative Adjustments for 2018 Supply
March 31, 2019Invoices issued by OTS to Stewards for remaining OTR Deficit repayment
April 30, 2019Steward payments of invoiced OTR Deficit amounts due to OTS

Collectors
Any tires at a collection site that are picked up by a Hauler by January 25, 2019 are eligible for the OTS Collection Allowance (CA), provided the tires are not being counted towards a Producer’s 2019 target. Any tires not picked up by January 25, 2019 are eligible to be counted by Producers towards their 2019 targets

Date/DeadlineDetails
October 31, 2018Deadline for Collectors to register with the Authority
December 31, 2018Used Tires Program operated by OTS ends.

Deadline to submit CA claims for July - September 2018 claims period
January 25, 2019Deadline for any tires at a collection site that are picked-up by Haulers to be eligible for OTS Collection Allowance (CA), provided the tires are not being counted towards a Producer's 2019 target
January 31, 2019Deadline to submit CA claims to OTS for the October - December 2018 claims period
NOTE: Collectors who fail to submit this claim by January 31, 2019 will not have the ability to file a January 2019 claim for tires collected and picked up between January 1 - January 25, 2019
February 28, 2019Deadline to submit CA claims to OTS for tires collected and picked up by a Hauler between January 1 - January 25, 2019. These tires must be submitted as part of a January 2019 claim
NOTE: Tires collected AFTER January 25, 2019 are NOT eligible to receive OTS CA incentives. In addition, Collectors will NOT receive CA incentives for any 2018 collected tires picked up AFTER January 25, 2019. These tires are eligible to be counted towards Producer targets under the new Tires Regulation

Haulers
Any tires delivered by a Hauler to a Processor by February 28, 2019 are eligible for the OTS Transportation Incentive (TI), provided the tires were picked up by January 25, 2019 from a Collector and are not being counted towards a Producer’s 2019 target. Any tires not delivered to a Processor by February 28, 2019 are eligible to be counted by Producers towards their 2019 targets

Date/Deadline Details
October 31, 2018Deadline for Haulers to register with the Authority
December 31, 2018Used Tires Program operated by OTS ends
January 25, 2019Deadline for tires to be picked up from OTS Collectors to be eligible for Transportation Incentive (TI)

Haulers to perform Yard Count of all OTS tires in Hauler's inventory on January 25, 2019. Yard Count should be included with January 2019 claim submission (due February 28, 2019)
January 31, 2019Deadline to submit TI claims for December 2018 deliveries to Processors

February 28, 2019Deadline for tires to be delivered by a Hauler to a Processor to be eligible for OTS TI, provided tires are not being counted towards a Producer's 2019 target

Deadline to submit TI claims for January 2019 deliveries to Processors of tires picked up by January 25, 2019
March 31, 2019Deadline to submit TI claims for February 2019 deliveries to Processors of tires picked up by January 25, 2019
NOTE: Tires picked up from an OTS Collector by January 25, 2019 but not delivered to an OTS Processor by February 28, 2019 are NOT eligible to receive OTS TI incentives. These tires are eligible to be counted towards Producer targets under the new Tires Regulation

Processors
Tire inventory held by a Processor as of December 31, 2018 and any tires received from Haulers by February 28, 2019 and processed by March 31, 2019 are eligible for the OTS Processing Incentive (PI), provided the tires were picked up by January 25, 2019 from a Collector and are not being counted towards a Producer’s 2019 target. Any tires received by February 28, 2019 but not processed by March 31, 2019 are eligible to be counted by Producers towards their 2019 targets

Date/DeadlineDetails
October 31, 2018 Deadline for Processors to register with the Authority
December 31, 2018Used Tires Program operated by OTS ends
January 4, 2019Deadline to submit 2018 year-end tire, work-in-progress and TDP inventory in Processor's possession on December 31, 2018. Inventory Count should be submitted as part of December 2018 claim period.
*Yard Counts will be verified by OTS with a physical site visit
January 31, 2019Deadline to submit December 2018 PI claims to OTS
February 28, 2019Deadline to submit PI claims for tires processed/sold in January 2019 of tires in inventory as of December 31, 2018 or picked up by January 25, 2019

Last day to accept Hauler deliveries of PI-eligible OTS tires
NOTE: These tires MUST have been picked up from OTS Collectors by January 25, 2019
March 31, 2019Deadline to submit PI claims for tires processed/sold in February 2019 of tires in inventory as of December 31, 2018 or picked up by January 25, 2019 and delivered by February 28, 2019
April 30, 2019Deadline to submit PI claims for tires processed/sold in March 2019 of tires in inventory as of December 31, 2018 or picked up by January 25, 2019 and delivered by February 28, 2019. OTS will pay PI on TDP sold as of March 31, 2019 and on unsold TDP in inventory as of this date, provided it was produced from tires in inventory as of December 31, 2018 or picked up by January 25, 2019 and delivered by February 28, 2019. To be verified by OTS with a physical site visit
NOTE: Tires MUST have been picked up by January 25, 2019 and received at a Processor by February 28, 2019 in order to be eligible for Processing Incentives. Tires delivered to Processors after February 28, 2019 are NOT eligible to be claimed for OTS PI. These tires are eligible to be counted towards Producer targets under the new Tires Regulation

Recycled Product Manufacturers (RPMs)

Date/Deadline Details
December 31, 2018Used Tires Program operated by OTS ends
January 2 - January 8, 2019Submission of 2018 year-end TDP, work-in-progress and manufactured product inventory counts to OTS
*To be verified by OTS with a physical site visit
January 31, 2019Deadline to submit December 2018 MI claims to OTS
February 28, 2019Deadline to submit MI claims for manufactured product sold in January 2019 produced from TDP in inventory as of December 31st, 2018
*To be verified by OTS
March 31, 2019Deadline to submit MI claims for manufactured product sold in February 2019 produced from TDP in inventory as of December 31st, 2018
*To be verified by OTS with a physical site visit
April 30, 2019Deadline to submit MI claims for manufactured product sold in March 2019 produced from TDP in inventory as of December 31st, 2018
NOTE: Crumb rubber received by RPMs after December 31, 2018 is NOT eligible to be claimed for OTS Manufacturing Incentives



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