The 2016 SWANA Northwest Regional Symposium is coming April 6 – 8 at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver, BC. Don’t miss the opportunity to network and learn. Our agenda is almost complete with more than 60 speakers on a wide range of topics in 19 different sessions. We will have over 25 exhibitors, with a sponsors’ reception on the evening of April 6th and a dinner in Vancouver and a show at Canada Place on Thursday evening. Over half of our sponsorship opportunities are spoken for, but there are still many to choose from. Join us at the Pinnacle Hotel North Vancouver this April for an event you won’t want to miss!
April 4-6, 2016 Abbotsford, British Columbia Are you or your staff adequately equipped and trained to operate your compost facility? If not, join us for the Compost Facility Operators Course! SWANA members can apply for 15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) when they have completed the training program.
A temporary Environmental Resources Assistant summer student position is available for summer 2016 in the Recycling and Waste Management Division at the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Reporting to the Manager, Recycling and Waste Management, this position assists Division staff with: developing and implementing solid waste management bylaws and waste diversion programs; providing support for expansion of and increased participation in curbside collection programs; and, researching short-term and long-term waste disposal options, as well as air quality initiatives, and related environmental sampling, monitoring and data compilation for the CVRD.
Due to uncertainty around future waste volumes and continued reduction in residual waste, Metro Vancouver has discontinued its current waste-to-energy procurement process. The development of new waste-to-energy is part of Metro Vancouver’s provincially approved Integrated Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan.