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
    • Fred Rabiner, Regional Vice-President, Shaw Industries Group Inc.    
    • Jo-Anne St. Godard, Executive Director, Recycling Council of Ontario
    • Maury McCausland, Retail Operations Sustainability Specialist, London Drugs
    • Matthew Pattinson, National Account Manager, Recycling Alternative
    • Tony Shumpert, VP of Recycling and Reuse, Value Village
    • Elena Papakosta, Environmental Compliance Manager, Canada, Dell Inc.
    • Vanessa Timmer, Executive Director, One Earth
    • Sonya Sundberg/Duncan Ferguson, Clean Communities, Environmental Standards Branch, BC Ministry of Environment
    • Charles Kelly, President, BC Ready-Mix Association