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Program

CWRC Program Guide & Information

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2022

8:00 am

Registration

9:00 am

Opening and Welcome Address

9:15 am 

The Economic Outlook and Implications for Investment

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Fire Safety and Considerations in Landfills and Transfer Stations

10:30 am

Refreshment Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Fundamental Shift or Nothing has Changed? – Perspectives on the Business of Managing Waste Going Forward”

Canada is emerging from a period of significant economic disruption and the unbalancing of government finances. What does this ‘new paradigm’ mean for the waste management sector? Hear from a panel of senior waste industry leaders about what the challenges and opportunities are ahead and how companies are preparing for the new realities of a post-COVID world. Learn about the key current and impending business challenges how the waste management industry plans to address them.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Luncheon

 

Following lunch all CWRC participants are invited to participate in any of the concurrent sessions. All sessions close at 4:10 pm

 

TRACK 1:   ORGANICS & COMPOSTING 

1:15 pm – 1:55 pm

Evolution of Compostable Products Acceptance at Compost Facilities in North America:  The Compost Manufacturing Alliance Program

 

2:00 pm – 2:40 pm

Overview of Organics Diversion Requirements and Practices for the Canadian Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Sector – a 2021 Report for Environment & Climate Change Canada

2:45 pm – 3:25 pm

State of the Practice of Organic Waste Management and Collection in Canada

3:30 pm – 4:10 pm

Reducing Our ‘Food’ print - Canada’s First Circular Food Economy – Profiling the Food Waste Flow Study

TRACK 2:       WASTE PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES

1:15 pm – 1:55 pm

“MYT – A Viable Mechanical Biological Waste Treatment Technology”

2:00 pm – 2:40 pm

Findings of the City of Toronto’s Mixed Waste Processing Study

2:45 pm – 3:25 pm

Transforming the World’s Waste

3:30 pm – 4:10 pm

The F5 Waste Processing System (patented) – A New Opportunity for Ontario

TRACK 3:       EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY

1:15 pm – 1:55 pm

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) – Producer Perspectives on Where We Go from Here

2:00 pm – 2:40 pm

Printed Paper and Packaging – The evolution of provincial EPR Programs

2:45 pm – 3:25 pm

EPR: How Do I Set Goals If I Don’t Know How Much is out there?”

3:30 pm – 4:10 pm

TBC

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cocktail Reception for all guests (Sponsored)

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022

8:00 am

Registration

8:45 am 

Opening and Morning Address

By: TBC

9:00 am – 10:00 am

“How are Municipalities Envisioning and Preparing for Future Waste Management Service Delivery?”

All levels of government in Canada have endured a period of uncertainty and changing priorities as a result of the COVID pandemic. Many of the fiscal and social impacts of the last several years will frame the strategies and delivery of waste management services going forward. Hear how municipalities across the country are adapting and planning for waste management in the future. Challenges related to recycling & commodity markets, extended producer responsibility transitions, landfill capacity depletion, organics management and servicing costs are layered on top of the new fiscal and social realities.

10:00 am – 10:10 am

Refreshment Break

 

Following the refreshment breaks all CWRC participants are invited to participate in any of the concurrent sessions. All sessions close at 12:25 pm

 

TRACK 4:       OPTIMIZING WASTE MANAGEMENT APPROACHES

10:15 am – 10:55 am

Collaborative Contracting: Municipal Waste Infrastructure Industrial

11:00 am – 11:40 am

Composting Versus Anaerobic Digestion – the Pros & Cons and are the Choices Mutually Exclusive?

11:45 am – 12:25 pm

Enbridge Presentation on Organic Waste to RNG

TRACK 5:       PLASTICS

10:15am – 10:55 am

ZERO Plastics Waste by 2030:  Plastics in Canada – Policy Development and Outcomes

11:00 am – 11:40 am

The Canada Plastics Pact

11:45 am – 12:25 pm

Plastics Recycling and Diversion in Canada

 

CLOSING LUNCHEON KEYNOTE SPEAKER

12:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Update