ORGANICS: closing the loop
Location - Ballroom A (Ground Level)
solid waste management innovators will explore ideas on food recovery
from retail pre-consumer overstock and depackaging, to organics
processing into the nutrient rich black
gold for our gardens.
Malcolm Brodie, Chair,
Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee
Jennifer Erickson, Senior Planner, creator, Fork it Over!, Metro, Portland Metropolitan Area
Steve Harpur, CGA, Founder and President Earth Renu
Jan Allen, General Manager & VP Quality and Engineering, Harvest Power
Bill Payne, Sr. Manager of Service Contracts and Waste Diversion, Western Canada, Loblaw
WOOD: rediscovering its worth
Location - Room 11/12 (Meeting Level)
Explore local and international deconstruction, reclamation and remanufacturing initiatives for the
reuse of wood. Best practice industry examples will help you realize the strength and versatility of this valuable resource.
Derek Corrigan, Vice-Chair, Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee
Dave Bennink, Owner, Re-Use Consulting
Tracy Casavant, Executive Director, Light House Sustainable Building Centre
- Walter Francl, Principal, Walter Francl Architecture Inc.
PRODUCTS AND PACKAGING: design for up-cycling
Location - Room 1/2/3 (Meeting Level)
Industry leaders will fuel imaginations for rethinking design for life cycle materials management.
Introductions by Andrea Reimer, Director, Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee
David Lawes, Ministry of Environment Section Head, Industry Product Stewardship
Rachel Morier, Program Coordinator, PAC NEXT, The Packaging Association (PAC)
Christian Shelepuk, Waste Reduction Program Manager, Wal-Mart Canada Corp.