The City of Toronto’s Solid Waste Management Services Division is excited to announce that it has opened the application process to become a member of the new Circular Economy Working Group (CEWG).

Establishing the CEWG as a source of community feedback and insight to help move Toronto towards becoming a circular city is a City Council adopted recommendation included in the Long Term Waste Management Strategy.

We are looking forward to establishing the CEWG with a diverse representation from community, business and industry groups that is excited to discuss and collaborate together.

Selected members will work together with City Staff from multiple divisions to provide input on various initiatives that relate to Circular Economy.

More information on what to expect from the CEWG, and how to apply.

Please note that applicants are encouraged to demonstrate in their application their ability to provide representation and expertise from one of the following sectors:

  • art,
  • communications/media,
  • construction and development,
  • property management,
  • design,
  • environment,
  • fashion and textiles,
  • hospitality,
  • food and beverage,
  • food waste,
  • manufacturing,
  • recycling,
  • waste management,
  • academia and research,
  • retail,
  • share/swap/repair,
  • small business,
  • technology, or
  • another field considered relevant by the City.

The current deadline to apply to be a member is December 9th, 2018. Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

More information on the City of Toronto’s efforts in working towards a Circular Economy.

You can also learn more about the Working Group by registering for an informational webinar.

If you have questions relating to the Circular Economy Working Group, please e-mail