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March 22, 2018 - Value of Biogas East Conference March 22 - 23, 2018

The Canadian Biogas Association is hosting 2018 Value of Biogas East in Gatineau, QC on March 22nd and 23rd. Momentum is growing nationally for biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) in Canada, creating exciting opportunities to turn manure, food waste, yard waste, biosolids, and other biomass into renewable energy. Highlights and value to you includes:

• Learn about generating RNG from municipal organics in the half-day Moving Towards a Circular Economy Session

• Half-day Building Economics of Biogas and RNG projects Session

• Full-day programming profiles policy developments and opportunities for biogas and RNG with experts in policy, finance, science and technology discussing feasibility, innovation and timely issues

• Separate streams for the municipal and agricultural sectors

• Learn from our exhibitors and through networking opportunities over two days

Take advantage of our Early Bird Rates - Register Before February 1st!

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April 9-12: Manager of Landfill Operations ( MOLO)

May (Date TBD): Fire Safety at Waste Facilities

May 7: Landfill Basics Operations - Kingston>/p>

May 14: Landfill Basics Operations - Thunder Bay

Registration for Training will open in February. Contact SWANA to receive registration information.

If you need any assistance or have questions, contact the SWANA Chapter office: | | 226-203-0906 |

April 20, 2018 - SWANA Ontario Safety Summit

In partnership with the City of Toronto, the Ontario Chapter of SWANA invites you to join waste professionals to focus on safe collections operations.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

Where: Etobicoke Council Chambers, 339 The West Mall, Etobicoke

Time: Registration opens at 9:00 a.m.

Cost: Registration fee: $99

Register early as seats are limited. Contact SWANA's office to reserve:

Please forward this invitation to your Health & Safety Department.

View the Safety Summit Agenda here: SWANA

May 29, 2018 - MWA Spring 2018 Workshop Registration is now OPEN

The three-day event May 29 - May 31, 2018 begins with a networking day on Tuesday, with golf or tree-top trekking or horseback trail ride or an RPRA Panel Workshop followed by the opening of the trade show, a reception, bbq and the 2nd Annual Trivia Night in the Maple Pub.

On Wednesday morning there will be local tours (Limited Numbers) to the Brendar Environmental Permanent HHW Depot in Bracebridge, or a tour of Muskoka Brewery; or a tour of the new engineered Rosewarne Landfill in Bracebridge. Please sign up on the form for the one tour you would like to attend.

The sessions begin the late morning with an in-depth look at the latest developments from the amended Blue Box Plan, the new Authority and a state of the industry report on designated materials wind-up programs.

We will have updates from the Markets; the City of Toronto cart contamination reduction program; update on the amended Blue Box Program Plan; RPRA revamped DataCall Program/Registry & Program Wind-up info; the MWA Annual General Meeting and the Promotion & Education awards will be held Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday night is our formal dinner and we again will have the electronic table voting for fun multiple choice questions as the ice-breaker. We finish off the night with entertainment in the Maple Pub exclusively reserved for the MWA attendees.

Our Thursday sessions this year look at the growth of a multi-residential organics collection program; a Master's Thesis on waste diversion expansion within the Ontario Places to Grow Act; an update on a progressive multi-residential P&E program; partnerships with First Nation communities; Food Waste reduction academic research and a report on co-digestion of SSO and Biosolids; a report on behavioural insights into the barriers to recycling.

To download and print the Workshop Program and Registration Form to be filled out, faxed or scanned or mailed to the office please click here: Printed Registration Form

To register on-line:MWA Spring Workshop On-line Registration and Payment Page

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