Northern Coordinated Action for Recycling Enterprises (Northern CARE) held its 3rd Annual Northern Alberta Recycling Workshop and Trade Fair on September 11-13, 2002 in the Town of Athabasca. Over 70 delegates attended the workshop, which focused on waste minimization and recycling in northern Alberta.
Workshop topics included: waste to energy operations, landfill codes of practice and due diligence, the provincial waste management strategy and successful recycling programs in northern Alberta. Tours were provided of Athabasca’s new regional waste management facilities and Alberta-Pacific’s operations.
Northern CARE is a non-profit organization established in 1994 for the purpose of advancing recycling initiatives and waste management programs in northern Alberta. Members include representatives from municipal and provincial governments, industry, education, media, community recycling organizations and waste management businesses.
For more information, contact Christine Della Costa, executive director of Northern CARE at 1-866-818-2273 or visit www.northerncare.org