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Waste Reduction Week Starts Today!

There are a number of initiatives happening around the province during Waste Reduction Week 2020 from October 19 to 25. On Wednesday, leaders across the province will participate in the Leftovers Challenge. We encourage you to post a picture with your leftovers lunch, drawing attention to food waste and tag #reducefoodwasteAB. Follow us on Twitter […]

Watch the Goodwill Virtual Sustainability Show

After the success of the Goodwill Virtual Fashion Show in August, Goodwill is doing it again! But this time with a sustainability twist.  Join them on October 22nd at 7 pm via zoom for the first ever LIVE Goodwill Virtual Sustainability Show!   Tune in from the comfort of your home and prepare to be inspired by local […]

Join Our Webinar – The Latest on Canadian Circular Economy Policies

In light of recent federal and provincial announcements on EPR advancement, plastic bans and investment in a circular economy, the Recycling Council of Alberta and Recycling Council of British Columbia will host a webinar on national updates and how these changes will impact businesses and local governments. After its landmark announcement on bold initiatives including […]

Recycling Council of Alberta supports action on plastics

October 7, 2020 – The Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) believes announcements on action by the federal and provincial governments to manage plastic are crucial to tackling the issues of wasted resources and plastic pollution. The RCA advocates for the reduction of unnecessary plastics and the advancement of a circular economy for all materials, including […]

Call for Nominations to the RCA Board of Directors

Do you think more needs to be done to reduce waste and build a circular economy? Would you like to influence recycling policy in Alberta? Do you get inspired working with other enthusiastic people on meaningful resource conservation-related projects? Then the Recycling Council of Alberta needs you! If you want to be part of Alberta’s […]

Don’t miss the RCA’s Resiliency Webinar

On Tuesday, September 22 at 10 am MT the RCA will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how we can collaboratively and sustainably improve the resiliency of our systems. Speakers include: Vanessa Corkal, one of the authors from Green Strings: Principles and conditions for a green recovery from COVID-19 in Canada, Shannon Miedema, […]

Fostering Sustainable and Healthy Behaviour Workshops

Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr will be delivering introductory and advanced community-based social marketing training virtually in October. These workshops will be of particular interest to agencies working to promote waste reduction, energy and water efficiency, conservation, sustainable food consumption, the control of invasive species, modal transportation changes and other sustainable actions. These sessions will also be […]

How can we make our systems more resilient?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to take a closer look at how to create more resilient systems. The RCA will bring together a panel of expert speakers on September 22 to discuss how we do this collaboratively and sustainably. We’ll hear from: Vanessa Corkal, one of the authors from Green Strings: Principles and conditions […]

Scam Alert

It has come to our attention that scammers are targeting our members by email in an attempt to sell attendee lists to a virtual conference. Firstly, the RCA’s annual in-person conference has been cancelled this year and a webinar series will replace the conference (more information available at: https://recycle.ab.ca/workshop/rcas-2020-webinar-series/). Secondly, the RCA does not rent or sell […]

RCA Announces 2020 Webinar Series

The RCA is thrilled to announce our 2020 webinar series. We are bringing you themes that are both topical and comprehensive. Sponsored by Webinars will be held on the dates indicated, from 10:00 am to Noon, Mountain Time. The roster includes: September 22 – Building Resiliency of Material Systemsadd this event to your calendar Rarely […]

Fostering Sustainable and Healthy Behaviour Workshops

Dr. Doug McKenzie-Mohr will be delivering introductory and advanced community-based social marketing training virtually in October. These workshops will be of particular interest to agencies working to promote waste reduction, energy and water efficiency, conservation, sustainable food consumption, the control of invasive species, modal transportation changes and other sustainable actions. These sessions will also be […]

The RCA Replaces 2020 Conference with Alternate Engagement Plans

The Recycling Council of Alberta’s Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Waste Reduction Conference, scheduled for October at Lake Louise. In May we conducted a member survey and received great participation with feedback about your ability to attend the conference this year. Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 […]