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Recycling Council of Alberta hosts another successful annual event

At this year's RCA Waste Reduction Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi reflecting on the challenges presented by the recent flooding, and on where Calgary is headed with waste reduction
At this year's RCA Waste Reduction Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi reflecting on the challenges presented by the recent flooding, and on where Calgary is headed with waste reduction

Held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel in Calgary, October 2-4, the 2013 edition of Recycling Council of Alberta's Annual Waste Reduction Conference, saw over 300 delegates and featured  thirty exhibits from companies involved in waste  management and recycling in Alberta.

This year's conference kicked off with tours  of ECCO Waste Systems’ C&D MRF as well as DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd., a custom prefab  construction company.  

Conference delegates were treated to a welcome from Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, who reflected  on the challenges presented by the recent flooding, and where Calgary is going with its  waste reduction programs. Inspirational keynotes from Mark Lichtenstein (Center for Sustainable Community Solutions) and  Helmi Ansari (PepsiCo Foods Canada) were combined with session topics ranging from measurement to  social marketing, and a variety of topics in  between. 

This year's event also featured RCA's renowned social functions, including Stampede events (chuckwagon racing, roping, quick draw, barrel racing) at the opening reception, and a gala BBQ and Barn Dance.   

The Recycling Council of Alberta's 2014 Waste Reduction Conference will be held October 1-3, 2014 at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. 

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