Recycling Council of Alberta Presents

League of Extraordinary Recyclers

Knocking Out Waste

September 28-30, 2016
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, Alberta


Most speaker presentations are downloadable in pdf format:

Joe Angevine* Annette Hunter & Sharon Howland  Leigh-Anne Palter
Tracey Boutilier Bob Kenney Scott Parent*
Michael Brown Celia Lam Jerry Powell
Robert Carlson Claudia Marsales Fred Rabiner
Victor Cheng Mikhael Metauro Leah Seabrook & Erin Wildeboer
Vivian De Giovanni Stefan Michalski Jo-Anne St. Godard
Scott Fraser & Tamara Shulman Tom Moore Laura Thygesen
Jennifer Green Cole Nelson Sabine Weber
Sharon Howland Trevor Nickel  Kevin Weisinger

*no presentation available


WEDNESDAY, September 28

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Horseback Riding

    Cowboy Up: For a genuine Western experience, enjoy the wilderness of Jasper from your saddle. There is a good chance you’ll see an elk or a bear, as you ride along Lake Annette and catch a glimpse of Lake Edith and Lake Trefoil.

    -> meet at the Jasper Park Lodge Stable 15 min. before your ride (one group goes at 10 am, the other at 11 am)

    Sponsored by sonnevera international corp.

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Conference Registration & Exhibit Set-up / Welcoming Refreshments

    Sponsored by Canadian Electrical Stewardship Association

  • 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

    Golf Tournament

    A golf course that hugs snow-capped mountains, meanders past glacial-fed lakes and through a wildlife corridor featuring elk, caribou, bears and wolves. Highly acclaimed for its challenging layout and spectacular beauty, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club is rated by SCOREGolf Magazine as the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada. Today, this award-winning Alberta golf course remains one of the “must play” courses in Canada; it’s a true classic that combines the best of what golf is all about.
    Dress code. No hard spikes. Shotgun start delayed until 12 noon – please meet at the club house at 11:30 am.

    Sponsored by New West Gypsum Recycling Inc.

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


    -> Buses for all tours leave from lobby, please meet there about 15 min. early

    Jasper’s Waste and Recycling Program and Waste Water Treatment Plant

    Visit Jasper’s waste and recycling program that includes a community food waste collection system. Then tour Jasper’s waste water treatment plant, built in 2003, which operates as a biological nutrient removal system which significantly reduces the level of total suspended solids, biochemical oxygen demand, and nutrients in the final effluent.
    Sponsored by Municipality of Jasper


    A Walk in the Past – historical walking tour of Jasper

    Take a step back in time and discover the characters that helped shape Jasper National Park and the mountain town of Jasper. This historical walking tour of town takes participants on a personal journey into the past through a variety of stories about the people, places and events that have made Jasper what it is today.


    Jasper Planetarium

    Explore stars, planets, galaxies and more in the world’s largest accessible astronomy park.  Jasper National Park provides visitors with an incredible opportunity to explore the universe in all its glory.  Astronomers will mesmerize you with stories of Jasper’s cosmic heritage!

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Exhibit Viewing & Refreshments

  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Plenary Session: Saving the Day - Disaster Waste Management

    Moderator: Daniel Rochette (Progressive Waste Solutions)

    Mary Schaffer Ballroom

    Sponsored by Progressive Waste Solutions

  • 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

    Stewardship Superheroes: Dialogue with the DAOs

    BBQ and Alberta Recycling Collection Site Awards

    Facilitator: Cam Hantiuk (Waste Management of Canada Corp.)

    Presented by Alberta Recycling, Alberta Used Oil Management Association, Beverage Container Management Board

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Justice League Welcome Reception

    Beverages sponsored by CasCell Trading Group Inc.


    Sponsored by Merlin Plastics

THURSDAY, September 29

FRIDAY, September 30