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Coast Waste Management Association invites you to join us for a workshop and networking event on February 27, 2015 at the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay Cowichan Bay, BC.

When: Friday, February 27, 2015
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay
1681 Cowichan Bay Rd
Cowichan Bay, BC  V0R1N0
Contact: CWMA
250 733 2213

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CWMA invites you to join us for a workshop and networking event on February 27, 2015 at the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay Cowichan Bay, BC.

The waste generated by the Institutional, Commercial and Industrial (IC&I) sectors comprises a large proportion of the total waste going to landfills. The latest Waste Management Survey conducted by Statistics Canada (2010) shows that 64% of the 2.6 million tonnes of waste disposed of in British Columbia originated from non-residential sources.

IC&I waste is unlike residential waste in that different types of businesses in the IC&I sector produce very different types of waste materials. Grocery stores, hospitals and hotels each require different diversion approaches.

Please plan to join us on February 27, 2015 and hear from experienced industry professionals regarding what it takes to develop, implement and manage successful diversion programs.

Melissa Kreigerfox - Island Health / Dean Forbes - Crothall HealthCare

There are many initiatives underway at Island Health to reduce the environmental impact and promote positive changes. Employees can volunteer to be "Green Champions", and become involved in things such as recycling and composting which takes place at many of the 150 facilities on Vancouver Island. Melissa Kreigerfox is part of the Environmental Services Team and Dean Forbes is a Strategic Initiative Coordinator. Hear about some of the challenges encountered and practices implemented at Island Health facilities.

Scott Fraser - Encorp Pacific

Scott Fraser is President and CEO of Encorp Pacific (Canada), the stewardship organization that collects and recycles beverage containers in B.C. under the Return-It brand name. Encorp Pacific are working on a strategy to increase collection from IC&I facilities.

Jerry Wyshnowsky - Thrifty Foods

Locally operated and proudly Canadian, Thrifty Foods, a banner of Sobeys Inc., has a total of 26 retail grocery stores serving you in communities across the Lower Mainland and throughout Vancouver Island. As an organization, Thrifty Foods strive to minimize their impact on the environment and promote sustainability initiatives in all aspects of the business.

Wilbert Yang - Tetra Tech EBA

Tetra Tech EBA has extensive experience in all aspects of waste management planning, including metropolitan regions, cities, towns, villages, rural areas, and Aboriginal communities. Wilbert Yang has assisted local governments and provincial/territorial governments assess and develop a variety of waste management options and programs. Wibert will share with us some best management practices for this business sector.

Please join us at the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, BC., on February 27, 2015.


Reserve your place now by emailing: or call 250 733 2213

$50.00 CWMA members
$60.00 non-members
(Prices include lunch, tax and gratuity)

Doors open at 10.00 AM for networking with the presenters convening at 11.00 AM, followed by lunch and networking to 2.30 PM.

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