RCA & SWRC Joint Regional Workshop

The Recycling Council of Alberta, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council held a regional waste reduction workshop in Lloydminster on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at the Days Hotel & Suites in Lloydminster, AB/SK.

Presentations can be downloaded here: http://www.saskwastereduction.ca/events/swrc/fall-workshops-2019


9:00 am Introductions
9:30 am Local Program Updates:

  • Karen Dela Rosa, City of Lloydminster
10:00 am Single Use Items / Disposables – Interactive session
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Update on the Waste Paper and Packaging Recycling Supply Chain in Saskatchewan

  • Kelly Goyer, Multi-Material Stewardship Western
11:30 am Composting in Winter

  • Jim Lapp, Tetra Tech
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment update
1:30 pm Composting in Alberta

  • Peter Duck, Bow Valley Waste Management Commission
2:00 pm Break
2:15 pm Review of Landfill Operator Certification in Alberta and update for Saskatchewan

  • Lisa Legault, City of Regina
  • Sheri Praski, SWANA Northern Lights Chapter
2:45 pm Evapotranspiration Landfill Biocover: Reducing GHG Emissions

  • Michel Lefevbre, Tetra Tech
3:15 pm Wrap up
3:30 pm Workshop end

Workshop sponsored by SWANA Northern Lights Chapter and MMSW (Multi-Material Stewardship Western)


Professional Development / Continuing Education Units

This regional workshop is on Alberta Environment and Parks’ list of approved courses for continuing education for the Alberta Landfill Operator Certification Program. View the CEU policy document on the AEP certification website. Participants can claim 0.1 CEUs per workshop hour for their attendance.