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Call for Delegate: ARMA Board of Directors

ENGO Director, ARMA Board
Application Deadline: 
3 Jun 2008 (All day)

Delegate selection for the ENGO director for the Alberta Recycling Management Authority — ARMA is the multi-stakeholder board governing Alberta's tire, electronics, and paint recycling programs. The ENGO director will serve on the board proper and one of the board's sub-committees (e.g., audit or assessment).

Posted May 16, 2008 by Anonymous

Call for Delegate: BCMB Regulatory Review Workshop

Caucus representative to Regulatory Review Workshop
Application Deadline: 
20 May 2008 (All day)

The BCMB is completing its regulatory review process with a workshop on program governance to be held June 2, 2008 in Edmonton. This is in follow-up to the submissions to The Standing Committee on Resources and Environment in September 2007 and the committee report issued in November of that year. One representative of the caucus has been invited to meet with other program stakeholders to assess potential governance options.

Posted May 16, 2008 by Anonymous

Stakeholder Consultations for Alberta's New Paint Stewardship Program

Alberta's paint recycling program will be implemented on April 1, 2008. The Alberta Recycling Management Authority has been delegated to manage this new program.

Municipal solid waste management and recycling staff are key stakeholders in the new stewardship program. Building on the original consultations by Alberta Environment on a paint stewardship program, Alberta Recycling is seeking your input before finalizing the program. Read more »

Posted October 27, 2007 by Anonymous

Alberta Announces Long-Term Waste Strategy

As part of Waste Reduction Week, on Thursday, October 18 in Red Deer, Minister Rob Renner announced a new long-term waste strategy, which shares Waste Reduction Week's slogan "Too Good to Waste". The first action in the strategy is a new paint stewardship program that will enable Albertans to recycle used or leftover paint. Read more »

Posted October 19, 2007 by Anonymous

RCA Newsflash "RCA Participating in Buildex Calgary"

The Recycling Council of Alberta is participating in the eighth annual Buildex Calgary Conference and Exposition as an education initiative to inform the construction, renovation and demolition sector of recycling opportunities for related materials (e.g., wood, drywall, concrete, metal). Feel free to visit our booth and others which include green procurement product exhibitors. Read more »

Posted October 11, 2007 by Anonymous

RCA Newsflash "Alberta Paint Stewardship Program"

Recycling Council of Alberta

Alberta Environment announced that beginning April 1, 2008, leftover paint and empty paint containers will be collected and recycled under a new provincial stewardship program. Assistant Deputy Minister Bev Yee sent a letter to stakeholders introducing the program's purpose and background, and also announcing upcoming consultation sessions. The Alberta Recycling Management Authority has been delegated to manage the new program. Read more »

Posted October 3, 2007 by Anonymous

News Release - Recycling Issues Explored

The following document has been posted to the Government of Alberta website.

News Release

August 1, 2007

Recycling Issues Explored

Edmonton... Is the number of bottle depots in Alberta sufficient? Should milk containers be included in the deposit refund system? Should existing deposit levels be raised? Read more »

Posted August 2, 2007 by Anonymous

2007 Rs of Excellence Awards - Call for Nominations

Recycling Council of Alberta

The RCA is seeking nominations for its 2007 Rs of Excellence Awards.

If you know a person, program or organization that has made an outstanding contribution towards waste reduction, please let us know.

Application is simple:

Submit a brief description of the nominee’s achievements and why you think they deserve an award. Considered criteria include: Read more »

Posted July 5, 2007 by Anonymous

Free Clothing and Book Exchange

Looking for an excuse to start your spring cleaning?Why not recycle your unwanted clothes and books and receive something new for yourself! Bring your clothing and books to be exchanged with others.

  • Reduce waste
  • Reduce consumerism
  • Live simply

All clothes and books left over from the event will be donated to a charity.For more information call 452-9388 or see our website at 11209 Jasper ave, Edmonton AB

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