The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) Annual Waste Reduction Conference took place at the Penticton Lakeside Resort from May 10-12. Highlights of the conference included: the keynote address by David Suzuki on sustainability, human health and endangered species; the “Markets Forum” on commodity markets, procurement policies and recycled content mandates; the trade exhibit, which included Vancouver, B.C.-based Crown Packaging Ltd., Richmond, B.C. based Murray-Latta and several others; a plenary session to develop diversion strategies; and, a variety of workshop sessions. SW&R Editor Connie Vitello moderated the “Correlating Conservation Behaviours” and “Centralized Depots” sessions.
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