Day 2 - May 31 Morning Session (subject to change)
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast at RCBC Trade Show
Session Two: EPR-a- Licious Part 1; The Latest on BC’s Recipe for EPR
Senior Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Hear from senior analysts working on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in BC and the Ministry’s continuous work to improve Canada’s leading system for Product Stewardship.
Session Three: EPR-a- Licious Part 2; Some Menu Suggestions for Added Product Stewardship?
Veronica Bartlett, Morrison Hershfield & Paul Henderson, Metro Vancouver - Mattress Recycling
This covers some of the challenges with the existing recycling system and presents a case for a provincial EPR program for end-of-life mattresses.
Lauren Quan, Tetra Tech - Practical Waste Diversion Options in the North
Hear about decisions made in the north through examples of communities and materials not covered by EPR programs and the challenges to develop and support material markets for recyclables.
Beata Tymoszejko, Diabetes Canada - Better Practices in Textile Reuse and Diversion for Municipalities
Learn about establishing collaborative partnerships that leverage each entity’s strengths, increases textile diversion, reuse and public participation, reduces municipal landfill costs, and leads to a greater social and environmental impact.
10:00 - 10:30 am
10:30- 12:00 pm
Nutrition & Refreshment Break at RCBC Trade Show
Session: Recyclemania; What Comes Around, Goes Around . . . if you do it right.
Tamara Shulman & Jeremy Reid, Tetra Tech - Success Stories and Lessons Learned from the ICI Sector
Learn how organizations such as large institutions, food manufacturers, hotel chains and Port tenants are taking steps to produce less waste and implement new programs to manage what’s left behind in a sustainable manner.
Sarah Miller, RecycleSmart Solutions - Enhancing Solid Waste Diversion in a Retail Environment
Hear how to successfully implement a management plan that addresses both the strategic and the tactical waste reduction goals of organizations in the retail sector.
Cinci Csere, Sea to Sky Removal - Deconstructing Construction Waste Program Summary
Get an overview of how construction companies can work smarter on site by setting up and maintaining a sustainable construction waste management program. Handy for anyone preparing for EPR affecting construction, demolition, renovation or resource recovery.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch at RCBC Trade Show