Waste & Recycling


Gordon McGuinty

Gordon McGuinty is a well-known waste entrepreneur and businessman. A lively and engaging speaker, McGuinty is also the author of the book “Trashed: How Political Garbage Made the United States Canada’s Largest Dump” about his 14-year odyssey attempting to build the Adams Mine landfill project near Kirkland Lake, Ontario. An entrepreneur for over 30 years, Gordon McGuinty was responsible for the Rail Cycle North consortium, which included some of North America’s largest rail and waste corporations and was awarded the largest waste management contract in Canada. Today, when he’s not speaking to interested audiences, he divides his time between his residence in the mountains of Alberta and his office in Ontario.