Emterra Group has for the fourth consecutive year, been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers. Emterra is also, the only organization in the waste resource and recycling industry on the list which includes some of the largest and most respected organizations in the country.
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Widely recognized as a trail blazer in the Canadian recycling industry and a passionate supporter of sustainable growth and a circular economy in the waste resource recovery business, Emmie Leung, Founder and CEO of Emterra Group can now add a new accolade to her list of accomplishments. On October 3, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) awarded her their prestigious 2018 Leader of the Year.
A newly formed, plastics recycling consortium with nearly 75 years of combined experience recovering, processing and marketing waste resource materials says that the solution to the alarming problem of global plastics pollution can be found right here in Canada.
For the third consecutive year, Emterra Group has been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2018. This distinction is awarded as part of a national competition that recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness.
The Emterra Group of companies announce certification as a woman-owned and minority-owned enterprise
As women, communities and businesses around the globe gather together to celebrate International Women's Day, Emterra Group, an organization owned and operated by women, is celebrating too. Emterra Environmental has recently been certified as a women's business enterprise through WBE Canada. As well, Emterra Group divisions—Emterra Environmental, Emterra Tire Recycling and Canadian Liquids Processors—have qualified for certification as a minority business enterprise through CAMSC, the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council.
Emterra Group's founder and CEO, Emmie Leung has announced that Gordon Day, well-known for his work in developing policies and programs in waste diversion for public and private sector organizations throughout Canada has joined Emterra Group's national leadership team as vice president of circular economy and sustainability.
BURLINGTON, ONTARIO - Over the past 40 years, Emmie Leung, Founder and CEO of Emterra Group, has led her company from a fledging, one-woman start-up, to a widely recognized and regarded leader in waste recycling and resource management. During the WX Network Awards in Toronto, Emmie was named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Winners in the category of Entrepreneurs.
ReVital Polymers Inc., Canada's first recycling facility that combines a Container Recovery Facility (CRF) and a Plastics Recovery Facility (PRF) in one location, held its official opening on Friday, October 20. The Sarnia facility is now one of the newest and most advanced plastics recycling and recovery plants in North America.
For the second consecutive year, Emterra Group has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. The acknowledgement is granted by Mediacorp Canada in its Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. The announcement, made annually as part of Earth Day celebrations was published in The Globe and Mail. Emterra Group was the only organization in the recycling and waste management sector to be recognized for this award.
Waste resources and recycling industry veterans Tony Moucachen and Emmie Leung have announced the name of their Ontario-based plastic packaging recycling company – ReVital Polymers Inc. – and unveiled a new website at www.revitalpolymers.com.
Two veterans of the North American consumer packaging recycling industry, Emmie Leung and Tony Moucachen, have announced that they have formed a partnership to purchase the assets of Entropex, a Canadian company based in Sarnia, Ontario. Entropex, a processor of post-consumer rigid plastic packaging for the manufacturing of new, sustainable consumer and automotive products, has been in receivership since July, 2016. President Keith Bechard said in a statement issued at the time that despite best efforts, the company had “struggled to meet financial challenges caused by the dramatic decline in oil prices and the very competitive business environment.” The court announced approval of the Leung-Moucachen purchase proposal October 18.
Emterra Environmental presented a cheque for over $43,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System to support cancer care in the region, bringing Emterra’s total donations since 2011 to more than $200,000. The funding gift is earmarked for Niagara’s Walker Family Cancer Centre (WFCC) to help purchase cancer treatment equipment. Emterra has supported the cancer centre since it was opened in 2013. This year, the donation is one of the 40 special events that mark Emterra’s 40th anniversary celebration.
Emterra Group has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2016 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in its Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. The announcement, including a profile of Emterra, was published in the Globe and Mail and online, as part of this year's Earth Day celebrations.
The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) has announced the appointment of Paulina Leung, Emterra Group’s Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development to its board of directors.
Cool temperatures and heavy rainfall did not stop residents from attending the last Shred-a-Thon of the year and supporting those in need. On December 5th, residents showed up with piles of documents for confidential shredding and much needed support in the form of food and cash donations for the Salvation Army.