Circular Economy Summit for Elected Officials
Over the next few years, the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework will see producers take over garbage and recycling programs from municipalities.
EPR is one part of a broader shift to the Circular Economy. The Circular Economy is an expanded approach to the economic lifecycle. Instead of a product concluding its life in a landfill the Circular Economy works to design out waste and pollution—to keep products and materials in use and to regenerate our natural environment. This shift can be seen in a wide array of policies, regulations, funding programs, procurement specifications and the right to share, reuse and repair initiatives.
Alberta Municipalities is joined by The Rural Municipalities of Alberta and the Recycling Council of Alberta to bring you an informative and engaging one-day workshop on the Circular Economy.
The Circular Economy Summit features sessions on:
An overview of the Circular Economy
Climate Change mitigation
Building municipal Circular Economy initiatives
Community examples of municipal policy levers
Strathcona County Community Centre - Sherwood Park
401 Festival Ln
Sherwood Park AB T8A3W7
Cost*: Elected Officials: FREE / Open Mind, Positive Outlook
Administration: $125 (RCA member) or $175 (non-member)
*Includes lunch and activities
If you require accommodation, the nearby Park Centre and Hotel is offering special rates of $105/night for participants of the CE Summit. Call them at 780.467.1234 to make your reservation. Click here to register.