Webinar: Getting to 50 percent and Beyond
Waste Diversion Success Stories from Canadian Municipalities
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
"Zero waste" is gaining ground as a long-term goal for waste management, but it doesn't happen overnight. With all of the waste diversion policies, technologies, and programs out there, what is the right mix for your community? How can you take your waste diversion efforts to the next level, and which step will give you the biggest bang for your municipal buck?
The Regional District of Nanaimo and the City of Vaughan are diverting over 50 per cent of their waste from landfill. Carey McIver and Caroline Kirkpatrick will share what has worked - and what hasn't - for their communities, considering the influence of factors such as location, size, public policy, infrastructure, and civic engagement on increasing waste diversion.
- Carey McIver, Manager, Solid Waste, Regional District of Nanaimo, BC
- Caroline Kirkpatrick, Manager of Solid Waste Management, City of Vaughan, ON
- Getting to 50% and Beyond: Zero Waste in the Regional District of Nanaimo
- Greening Vaughan: A Comprehensive Waste Management Plan