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RCO 23rd Waste Minimization Awards

Calling all Waste Reduction Champions -- Nominations now open! For the RCO's 23rd Annual Ontario Waste Minimization...

Calling all Waste Reduction Champions — Nominations now open! For the RCO’s 23rd Annual Ontario Waste Minimization Awards/

A long tradition continues as the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) prepares to honour those in Ontario who have shown excellence and leadership in environmental sustainability.

As part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada (WRW) October 16-22, 2006, the RCO calls on businesses, municipalities, educational and health care institutions, associations, individuals, media and not-for-profits to stand for nomination as exemplars of progressive waste reduction practices. Making a nomination is as simple as opening the Nominations Criteria (PDF attachment) and choosing a category.

Award Categories:

Facility Management
Municipality (individual or grouped)
Not For Profit
Sustainable Technology
Waste Diversion Program Operator
WRW In Canada Participation

Deadline for all Submissions (except schools): Friday, September 22nd 2006 4:00 pm EST

Deadline for School Submissions: Friday, September 29th 2006 4:00 pm EST

The awards gala will be held on Thursday, October 19th, 2006 as a highlight of Waste Reduction Week In Canada activities. Gala details will be announced soon so visit the RCO website and follow the 2006 links for regular updates.

Please address all inquiries to:

Diane Blackburn, Event Manager at 416-657-2797 x4 or or visit

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