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Knowledge Sessions 2017

Procurement: Advancing the Circular Economy Through Buying Power

Recycling Council of Ontario is committed to Ontario’s transition to a circular economy and pleased to host a one-day forum that spotlights supply chain efficiency, procurement, and buying power as pivotal instruments to achieving it. More

As Chair of Waste Reduction Week in Canada and on behalf of our partners  across the country, Recycling Council of Ontario invites you to take action and celebrate Waste Reduction Week in Canada with us. More


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Yearly Diversion:

8.4 million tonnes - Total materials diverted (Canada)

2.8 million tonnes - Total amount diverted (Ontario)

Yearly Disposal:

25 million tonnes - Total non-hazardous waste disposed of (Canada)

9 million tonnes - Total non-hazardous waste disposed of (Ontario)

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Source: Statistics Canada

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Sept 27 2017
The biennial Conference on Canadian Stewardship takes place in 2017, and the theme...
Oct 12 2017
RCO Knowledge Sessions Procurement: Advancing the Circular Economy through Buying...
Nov 07 2017
Markham Heritage Centre (Markham Museum) Nov. 7/8, 2017 Calling all municipal experts in waste...
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