Waste Management

Sierra Club Monthly Meeting: Plastic Bag Campaign & Alderman John Mar

May 7 2009 - 1:00am

Ald. John Mar on plastic bags at next monthly meeting

Topic: Our next monthly meeting will be held Wednesday May 6th, and will feature Alderman John Mar and the Sierra Club's own Plastic Bag Campaign team, to talk about reducing the use of single-use plastic bags in our city. We will be showcasing other plastic bag initiatives around the world, and talking about the drastic effects littered plastic has on the environment, both local and global. Read More

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB

Waste Minimization and Management in Construction and Demolition Operations

Mar 26 2009 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

A large proportion of construction and demolition (C&D) wastes are currently disposed of in landfills. This waste management option is not only costly and a poor use of landfill space, but it represents a missed opportunity to extract value from the "waste".

Reductions in the amount of C&D debris in landfills can be achieved by reuse and recycling of discarded materials, as well as by preventing the generation of waste materials in the first place.

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Location

Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant
10977 50 Street
Edmonton , AB

2008 RCA Conference "Paint The Town Green"

Oct 8 2008 - 4:00pm to Oct 10 2008 - 8:30pm

Recycling Council of Alberta

The RCA is happy to announce the 2008 Waste Reduction Conference "Paint The Town Green".

Let us paint you a picture of what awaits you. Bob and Fred, the event's paint can mascots, will guide you through the electronic conference brochure where you'll find agenda updates, registration information and other conference details. Be sure to visit this site often for program updates as speakers and sessions are secured. Register today to reserve your spot Read More

Location

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper , AB

The Role of Waste-to-Energy in a Zero Waste World

The Recycling Council of Alberta has developed a presentation on the role and impact of waste-to-energy options in municipal waste management systems. This presentation is particularly suited to politicians (i.e., municipal councils) who may be interested in waste-to-energy alternatives, but have little technical background on the implications of this technology. Read More

2008 Waste Reduction Conference & Call for Speakers

Mark Your Calendars and Call for Speakers

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2008 Waste Reduction Conference "Paint the Town Green" to be held October 8-10, 2008, at the beautiful Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta.

Our keynote speaker will be Andrew Nisker, Canadian writer and director of Garbage! The Revolution Starts at Home, a film that features an average urban family who keep all the garbage they produce for three months. Read More

Alberta's Greenhouse Gas Regulations: Implications for the Waste Management Sector

Description:
Alberta is the first jurisdiction in North America to require industry to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Proper waste management systems and the implementation of emerging technologies can significantly reduce GHG emissions from waste management related activities, generating valuable GHG credits or offsets for an emerging carbon trading market. Learn about the potential to market GHG credits and the means of doing so. Read More

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Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence Annual Research Day

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The Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence is Canada's premier facility for solid waste, wastewater, and waste to energy research. Join us for the first Annual Research Day and learn about our research environment, speak with specialists about their projects, and explore Edmonton's innovative facilities. Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 Seminar Time: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm Location: NREF Building, Room 1-001, University of Alberta Read More

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