The National Zero Waste Council Circular Economy Working is encouraging the broad adoption of circular economic approaches in Canada and supports knowledge sharing through webinars and other avenues. In 2015 the Working Group produced a series of case studies demonstrating the business and environmental benefits associated with five key circular business models identified by Accenture.

  • Working Group Members
    • Brock MacDonald, Executive Director, RCBC (Co-Chair)
    • Christina Seidel, Executive Director, Recycling Council of Alberta (Co-Chair)
    • Ken Ingram Director of Technical and Environmental Services, West Coast Reduction
    • Charles Kelly, President, BC Ready-Mix Association
    • Maury McCausland, Retail Operations Sustainability Specialist, London Drugs
    • Elena Papakosta, Environmental Compliance Manager, Canada, Dell Inc.
    • Tony Shumpert, VP of Recycling and Reuse, Value Village
    • Jo-Anne St. Godard, Executive Director, Recycling Council of Ontario
    • Sonya Sundberg/Avery Gottfried,Clean Communities, Environmental Standards Branch, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
    • Annette Synowiec, Manager, Business Operations & Change Initiatives, Unit for Research, Innovation and a Circular Economy, Solid Waste Management Services, Policy, Planning & Support, City of Toronto
    • Vanessa Timmer, Executive Director, One Earth