Recycling Council of Ontario

  • Contact Name:

    Jo-Anne St. Godard
  • Job Title:

    Executive Director
  • Email Address:
  • Phone Number:

    (416) 657-2797 Ext. 3
  • Address:

    215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 225, Toronto, ON, M5T 2C7
  • Environmental Associations
  • Waste Reduction Associations


The Recycling Council of Ontario is a not-for-profit organization committed to minimizing society's impact on the environment by eliminating waste. RCO's mission is to inform and educate all members of society about the generation of waste, the avoidance of waste, the more efficient use of resources and the benefits and/or consequences of these activities. Since its inception in 1978, RCO has actively assisted municipalities, corporations, other organizations and individuals in reducing their waste.

Services Offered

Daily "RCO Highlights the Headlines" member news service. Member newsletters and special bulletins. Information, referrals, and consulting for members and the general public. Waste diversion and certification programs for the ICI sector. Public websites and related services. Seminars and other professional development opportunities.

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 or call 1.800.463.6326 (from outside Alberta dial 780.427.6982)