[Coast Waste Management Association]
Networking Solutions for Waste and the Environment



CWMA Annual Conference
October 21st - 23rd, 2015


Coast Waste Management Association Conference 2015
Redesigning Waste Solutions

October 21st - 23rd, 2015
at the Westin Bear Mountain, Victoria BC

The Coast Waste Management Association invites you to join us for our annual conference October 21st - 23rd, 2015 in Victoria, BC.

Redesigning Waste Solutions” will bring together waste and recycling professionals to network and explore leading-edge topics that affect the waste management and recycling sector today.

Joining us are two renowned sustainability experts. Vanessa Timmer, co-founder and Executive Director of One Earth, a nonprofit ‘think and do’ tank based in Vancouver, known for bringing people, ideas and activities together to accelerate the transition towards sustainability. Also joining us will be Lauren Ahkiam, Senior Research & Policy Analyst on the Don’t Waste LA Project, a coalition of community, environmental, faith and labor organizations working to increase Los Angeles, CA recycling and composting while addressing the challenges faced by the solid waste industry.

Some of the topics being discussed throughout the conference include; Illegal dumping and Material Abandonment, Extended Consumer Responsibility, Advances in Sustainable Consumption, Management of Challenging Wastes, City of Surrey Biofuels project, Wood Waste Recycling and Packaging and Printed Paper EPR.

Tours being offered include Our Ecovillage, a model sustainable community; the award winning Hartland Landfill; and Vancouver Island Brewery & Phillips Brewery, two craft breweries that take sustainability to the next level.

Registration is available now on the CWMA website events page or by clicking here. The conference will be held at the beautiful Westin Bear Mountain with room rates starting at $138.00 per night (plus taxes). Click here to reserve your room online.

Sponsorship and Tradeshow opportunities are available by contacting CWMA.

We hope you can join us and participate in this exciting event.

Will Burrows
Executive Director
Tel (250) 733 2213
Toll free 1-866-386-2962
Fax (250) 733 2214
web www.cwma.bc.ca


Transportation links:

  • BC Ferries: www.bcferries.bc.ca
  • PCL Bus: www.pacificcoach.com
  • If you are interested in ride-sharing from Vancouver or the Lower Mainland please email the office and we will endeavour to connect you with another attendee.