Recycling Council of Alberta Presents

League of Extraordinary Recyclers

Knocking Out Waste

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Robert Carlson

Robert is a Senior Environmental Scientist with the California Department of Resource Recovery and Recycling and is an expert on the topics of household hazardous waste (including used oil), waste tires, extended producer responsibility, and lifecycle-driven policy-making. Robert has professional experience as a wildlife biologist, specializing in migratory songbirds of the Sierra Nevada foothills, as […]

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Bob Kenney

Bob Kenney has worked for the past 18 years for Nova Scotia Environment, currently as a Recycling Development Officer. Previous to this, he worked in the private sector on a variety of recycling, composting, and solid waste diversion related projects. Bob’s current work is focused on: Coordinating research and development projects for waste materials that […]

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Tom Moore

Tom Moore is the Commission Manager for the Westlock Regional Waste Management Commission in Westlock, Alberta, and owner of Tom Moore Consulting. Tom has over 14 years of experience in Policy Development, Bylaw Development, H&S program development in addition to 8 years of experience in the waste management field. Tom was the landfill manager during […]

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Fred Rabiner

Fred Rabiner is the Regional Vice President, Commercial Sales, responsible for the four Western Provinces. He has been with Shaw Industries, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, for over 23 years and has over 40 years of industry experience. Fred has managed Canada for the company as well as the US North West. Shaw is a […]

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Stefan Michalski

Stefan Michalski holds a Masters of Science/Engineering degree from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. He has almost 20 years of experience in business development, business management and consulting in the area of renewable energies and bioenergy in particular. Stefan worked internationally on project and business development for many years with a focus on Japan […]

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Victor Cheng

Victor is currently the Sr. Industry Development Officer – Clean Energy and Biorefining, for the Bio-Industrial Opportunities Section in Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. His interests include biomass, biofuels, biogas, renewable electricity, organic wastes, and water. Working with industry, academia, funding agencies, and other government officials, he helps to drive commercialization of bioenergy, biomaterials and bio-based […]

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Sharon Howland

Sharon Howland is the President of the Recycling Council of Alberta. In her day-job, she is Leader, Program Management for the City of Calgary Waste & Recycling Services, prior to that she spent almost 7 years as the Waste and Recycling Manager for the Town of Cochrane. Sharon completed a Bachelors of Environmental Studies and […]

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Claudia Marsales

Claudia Marsales joined the City of Markham in 2002 and is responsible for collection services and the development of diversion opportunities. Ms. Marsales has over 30 years experience in the Waste Management field, having held significant positions with both the Private and Municipal sector. Prior to joining the City of Markham, Ms. Marsales was Manager, […]

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Scott Fraser

Scott Fraser is the Marketing & Communications Officer for Granville Island. He is a founding member of Granville Island’s Green Team Committee and has been active in the Island’s Zero Waste initiatives including: The introduction of compostable coffee cups; the cessation of EPS use in fast food services; the banning of single-use plastic shopping bags; […]

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Celia Lam

It was after her first visit to a farm where Celia stared at fields of food that would never make it to market due to aesthetic imperfections, that she realized there was a serious issue. “How can so much nutritious, perfectly good food go to waste when there are people without access to healthy food? […]

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