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9th Annual Canadian Waste to Resource Conference (CWRC) Focuses on Innovation and New Technologies

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Toronto, ON (October 11, 2018) – The Ontario Waste Management Association, (OWMA), is holding  their 9th annual conference, the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference, (CWRC), October 23rd -25th at the Beanfield Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The event brings together business, industry, municipalities and governments from all levels. This is Canada’s waste management sectors national forum for sector leaders to discuss new ideas, share knowledge and continue the development of a national voice.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the Honourable Rod Phillips, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation & Parks discuss the priorities of the Doug Ford Progressive Conservative government, and outlining his objectives for the Ministry of the Environment, Parks and Conservation. This year’s conference focuses on Organics, Green Energy, Recycling, Operations/Waste Disposal and New Technologies. The conference is being held in conjunction with the Waste & Recycling Expo Canada. Free passes to the Canada’s Waste and Recycling Expo will be provided to all registered conference attendees.

“This year’s conference is a true reflection of our sector,” explains Ontario Waste Management Association CEO, Rob Cook. “Attendees start their three-day experience with a full day of facility tours, then cap off day one with an Opening Gala Reception at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The latter two days have concurrent sessions that fall into six tracks, with innovative speakers, panels, and countless networking opportunities. We’re also thrilled to have the Honourable Rod Phillips, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation & Parks, joining us for a keynote luncheon address. As we head into planning our 10th year of the conference, it’s wonderful to see the momentum that we’ve been building over the years and this year is no different. I’m very proud of what we’ve accomplished.”

Highlights Include:

  • Facility Tours at ADL Process Inc., City of Toronto & Miller Waste System’s Earl Turcott Waste Management Facility
  • Opening Gala Reception at the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Luncheon Keynote Address with the Honourable Rod Phillips, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation & Parks

The full program and more information around the conference can be viewed here. Additional information on the Ontario Waste Management Association can be found online here.

The Canadian Waste to Resource Conference is proud to be part of the support for the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation through the Waste & Recycling Expo Canada.


About the OWMA
The OWMA is the province’s largest, most effective environmental services association representing the waste management and recycling sector. Its membership includes more than 250 companies and organizations in the private and public sectors, which manage 85% of Ontario’s waste.


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