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Under the Big Top: 2015 Conference on Canadian Stewardship & Recycling Council of Alberta Waste Reduction Conference

Sep 30 2015 (All day) - Oct 2 2015 (All day)

From the conference website:

The Conference on Canadian Stewardship (CCS) is where industry and government come together to discuss current and topical issues affecting product stewardship in Canada. This is an “industry-led” biennial event where companies who financially contribute for the managing of their end-of-life products, and the organizations that operate stewardship programs can actively participate in a lively forum dedicated to their interests.

The Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) promotes and facilitates waste reduction, recycling and resource conservation in the Province of Alberta. RCA organizes an annual waste reduction conference that provides valuable educational and networking opportunities. For more information about the Recycling Council of Alberta, please visit

This year, CCS and RCA teamed up to bring you a joint conference, themed “Under the Big Top”, to be held from September 30 to October 2, 2015 at The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Over 500 delegates are expected to attend this year’s event.


The Fairmont Banff Springs
Banff, AB

Posted September 2, 2015 by russ

Call for Delegates: Board of Directors, Beverage Container Management Board

Board of Directors
Public Member
Application Deadline: 
27 Apr 2015 (All day)

The Beverage Container Management Board (BCMB) is responsible for the collection and recycling of beverage containers throughout Alberta.

The BCMB is a not-for-profit association consisting of representatives of Alberta beverage manufacturers, container depots and the public (environmental organizations, municipalities and interested citizens). The BCMB was established through the Beverage Container Recycling Regulation, which was enacted under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and the organization’s bylaws. Since its inception on December 1, 1997, the BCMB has worked to ensure that Albertans have access to a convenient and cost-effective system for recycling used beverage containers.

The BCMB is a Delegated Administrative Organization (DAO), an arm’s length organization that has delegated government authority under the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development to impose requirements on recycling program stakeholders. DAOs are unique – a range of stakeholders are encouraged to participate, including industry, government and the public. These parties are primarily involved in program stewardship through appointments to the Board of Directors.

One Public Member position on the Board of Directors is reserved for a designee of the Alberta Environmental Network. The current AEN-nominated Director’s 3-year term expires this spring. Read more »

Posted April 16, 2015 by AEN

Recycling Council of Alberta Southeast Regional Workshop

Apr 23 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

presented in partnership with the City of Medicine Hat 

Join the Recycling Council of Alberta in Medicine Hat to get updates and discuss current issues in the recycling industry.The RCA is hosting this workshop to engage its members (and other interested parties) in a discussion on the issues and future opportunities within waste management. We look forward to sharing updates on current issues, and gaining feedback from you on your perspectives and experiences in the industry. Read more »


Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre (Studio Room)
401 1 Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB

Posted April 8, 2013 by AEN

2012 Waste Reduction Conference: "Wide World of Waste"

Oct 3 2012 (All day) - Oct 5 2012 (All day)

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2012 Waste Reduction Conference "Wide World of Waste", to be held October 3-5, 2012, at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Read more »


Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, AB

Posted February 1, 2012 by AEN

RCA Conference 2012 Announcement & Call for Speakers

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2012 Waste Reduction Conference "Wide World of Waste", to be held October 3-5, 2012, at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Read more »

Posted February 1, 2012 by AEN

2011 Rs of Excellence Awards

11 Aug 2011 (All day)

The RCA is seeking nominations for its 2011 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:

  • Environmental impacts (i.e., quantified reductions in waste)
  • Innovation and progressiveness
  • Leadership
  • History and track record
  • Overall environmental commitment
  • Read more »

Posted July 12, 2011 by AEN

2010 Waste Reduction Conference: “Building Tomorrow”

Oct 13 2010 (All day) - Oct 15 2010 (All day)

Mark Your Calendars and Call for Speakers

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2010 Waste Reduction Conference “Building Tomorrow”, to be held October 13-15, 2010, at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Lake Louise, Alberta.

The conference will feature a wide variety of topics and sessions, and potential speakers are welcome to submit ideas for presentations on waste reduction topics, including progressive ICI and C&D initiatives, zero waste, and other innovative programs and technologies. Read more »


Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise, AB

Posted January 7, 2010 by Anonymous

Sierra Club: Plastic Bag Ban Campaign Meeting

Feb 11 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Anyone interested in helping the effort to reduce and/or eliminate free single-use plastic bags in Calgary is invited to attend a special Sierra Club campaign meeting.

We need to raise public awareness and support for this issue leading up to City Hall dealing with it some time before May of this year, so come armed with ideas!

The meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 11th, from 7-9PM.We will meet in the common area on the main floor of the Old Y Centre (223 12th Avenue SW).


Old Y Centre
223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 2, 2009 by Anonymous

RCA Conference 2009 Announcement

Mark Your Calendars and Call for Speakers

The Recycling Council of Alberta is pleased to announce its 2009 Waste Reduction Conference, to be held October 14-16, 2009, at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, Alberta. Please note that the date changed from previously published dates.

The conference will feature a wide variety of topics and sessions, and potential speakers are welcome to submit ideas for presentations on progressive waste reduction topics, including zero waste, effective education/promotion, and leading-edge technologies.

A wide choice of sponsorship opportunities to suit all budgets will also be available this year.

Potential speakers and sponsors are invited to contact the RCA at 403.843.6563 or info [at] recycle [dot] ab [dot] ca.

Posted January 28, 2009 by Anonymous

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