Resource Recovery Partnership Webinar - How does advanced resource recovery fit into a sustainable economy?

Thu, Dec 06, 2018 - Thu, Dec 06, 2018

Event: FREE Webinar: Developing an Advanced Resource Recovery Framework for Canada hosted by Resource Recovery Partnership (RRP)
Date & Time: Thurs. December 6, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET
Who Should Attend:

• Federal, Provincial and Municipal waste management policy-makers staff and elected officials

• Academics in the resources, advanced resource recovery, and energy recovery fields 

• Brandowners and producers of consumer products and packaging 

• Environmental non-governmental organizations and related association representatives 

• Waste management consultants 

 Industry leaders in traditional and advanced waste resource management 

• All those with an interest in achieving zero waste

Purpose: To share input from the June 2018 Resource Recovery Partnership Conference (RRPC) June 2018 workshop and ongoing consultation process toward developing a public policy framework for advanced resource recovery and to preview an all-new “Policy Guidance Document and Discussion Paper”.
This Webinar: The RRPC webinar builds on the outcomes of the Resource Recovery Partnership Conference held over a two-day period in June 2018. In this 90-minute webinar, senior representatives of industry, federal and municipal government will address key issues toward the development of a draft policy for an advanced resource recovery framework for Canada that will move us closer to zero waste.
Speakers: • Chris Lindberg, Head, Circular Economy Unit, Waste Reduction and Management Division at Environment and Climate Change Canada
• Jay Stanford, Director, Environment, Fleet & Solid Waste at City of London 
• Joe Hruska, VP Sustainability, Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA)
• More information to come
Key Topics:

• Achieving landfill independence by integrating advanced resource recovery options across Canada

• Policy guidance document preview: a prelude to policy development in the context of municipal zero-waste challenges

• Next steps 
• Full agenda to come

Resources:

 Primer Toward Developing an Advanced Resource Recovery Framework to Support a Waste-Free Ontario (RRPC, June 2018)

• Additional items to come

*Written questions and comments will be welcome throughout the proceedings

For those who were not able to attend the June conference, this webinar provides an opportunity to join a
leading group of stakeholders from across academia, industry and government sectors to advance the
 discussion on using all options to manage waste. 

For those who participated in the June conference, this webinar is the next phase of the conversation about
policy initiatives and their impacts for managing secondary resource materials for a sustainable economy.

Registration is free