Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence

  • Contact Name:

    Janice Isberg
  • Job Title:

    Director of Operations
  • Email Address:

  • Phone Number:

    (780) 442-6467
  • Fax:

    (780) 944-5709
  • Address:

    #310, 250 Aurum Road NW, Edmonton, AB, T5Z 2A4
  • Education / Awareness
  • Waste Reduction Associations


The Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence is founded on the vision of a public-private partnership that unleashes innovation and promotes knowledge-sharing on all aspects of waste management. Since incorporating as a not-for-profit in 2003, the EWMCE has worked to achieve that vision; along the way developing an excellent track record of bringing together people, services and infrastructure to lead innovation in waste management. The Centre of Excellence is committed to developing practical, sustainable solutions to local and global waste management challenges. The Centre Members are Alberta Innovates–Technology Futures, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, City of Edmonton, EPCOR Water Services, NAIT, and the University of Alberta.

Services Offered

In an era of increasing eco-accountability, some of the world’s most committed stakeholders are making a difference through collaborations with the Centre of Excellence. Our three program areas are strategically positioned to provide customized services to meet your particular needs in solid waste and wastewater management. Our mandate is to foster the development of state of the art knowledge, technology and facilities for solid waste and wastewater management through our three program areas: Research, Training and Education, and Technology Development.

Products Sold

A gateway to leading-edge environmental resources, the Centre of Excellence has made possible advancements in: -Research: Pathogen survival in compost systems; -Technology Development: Street Sand Recycling; -Customized Education Programs: Hazardous Waste Handling in Nunavut; -Verification of Emerging Technology: Novel sludge drying process; -Advanced Technical Services: Carbon balances and offset credit analyses

Recycling Hotline

Don’t find what you’re looking for? For more information about recycling opportunities in Alberta, please visit Alberta’s Recycling Hotline at www.recyclinghotline.ca or call 1.800.463.6326 (from outside Alberta dial 780.427.6982)