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EWMCE and the University of Alberta Collaborate to Decrease the University's Waste Materials going to Landfill by 28%

 

Students Collecting Web Over the past few years, annual U of A waste audits were conducted by the University and EWMCE.  A waste audit is a study that characterizes the amount and type of waste materials that are being recycled and/or landfilled.  Despite a 9% growth in the population at the U of A, there was an overall reduction of waste collected by 9% and an increase of materials being recycled and composted by 10%.  This resulted in an overall decrease of waste materials to landfill per capita by 28%.         read more ...   

Conference Highlights  


EWMCE staff attended and delivered presentations at the SWANA Northern Lights 2013 Annual Conference:  June 19 - 21 (Edmonton, AB)
Our Education & Training Lead, Colleen Starchuk is excited to be part of the upcoming Western Canada Water's "Liquid Assets" Conference Planning Committee.  A number of our collaborators will contribute Sept. 17-20 in Edmonton. For more information click here! 
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