Program Details (subject to change)
Day 1 - May 30, 2018
1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 - 4:15 pm
4:15- 5:30 pm
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Registration Opens (Sponsored by Busch Systems)
RCBC Trade Show Opens
Tour - Whistler Reuse-It Centre and Regional Recycling Facility
(Sponsored by Encorp Pacific)
Refreshment Break in Trade Show
Session 1: Re-Visioning Canada's Recycling Industries
(Sponsored by Canadian Plastics Industry Association)
Moderators: Brock Macdonald & Christina Seidel
Panelists: Peter Holgate, Ethical Phones4Good; Joe Hruska, CPIA; Al Metauro, Cascades Recovery
In this don’t-miss opening panel, industry thought leaders convene to examine the opportunities present within international markets to control flow and process collected materials. They will discuss their ideas, concepts and concerns, encouraging delegates to engage one another in impromptu discussions over the next three days to forge an ongoing dialogue exploring possibilities and opportunities to lead.
Session 2: Organomics and Food Waste
Carey McIver & Jeff Ainge, Carey McIver & Associates - Organic Diversion Strategies and Program Design Considerations for BC Regional Districts
This presentation will provide an overview of the development of organics diversion strategies in several regional districts outside of the Lower Mainland as they update their existing Solid Waste Management Plans to meet the new Ministry guidelines.
Nicki Casley & Nick Kiss, Bokashi Living - Retaining the value in your food "waste"
This presentation looks at options that encourage residents and businesses to hold onto food waste and retain its value in the form of compost. Both vermicomposting and the bokashi composting process will be discussed.
Myron McLelland, Regional Municipality of York - The Good Food Program
Hear how one local government collaborates to promote eating well with its systematic approach to food waste reduction.
RCBC Annual General Meeting
Welcome Reception at RCBC Trade Show
(Sponsored by Brewers Recycled Container Collection Council)