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3Rs update Sue McCrae, Chair, MWA MWA Fall Workshop October 2012.

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1 3Rs update Sue McCrae, Chair, MWA MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

2 MHSW Committee Meetings May 28 –teleconference September 20 – teleconference Issues Incentives Splitting of MHSW program into Three Phases by Province SHHWI New SO Phase One contracts

3 Markets, Operations & Contracts Committee Meetings June 19 – Guelph, plus MRF tour November – location t.b.d. Issues Falling market prices MRF rationalization study MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

4 Organics Diversion Committee Meetings April 17 In Halton + tour of L&Y site Sept. 14: Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (Pembroke) + tour of site Nov. (date t.b.d.): St. Thomas (host) + tour of Orgaworld (London) Issues Compost Guidelines (released Sept. 25) Compostable products/packaging (e.g. Kraft Canada compostable gum bottle) MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

5 Promotion & Education Committee Meetings May 10: Teleconference with a presentation from Jennifer Baker of JB Consulting on social media and the benefits to municipalities MWA P&E Awards Sub-committee - co-ordinated and judged the awards Nov/Dec: Presentations from P&E Award winners on the development of their winning submissions MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

6 Multi-Res committee Meetings February 14 – teleconference May 9 – teleconference October 3 – Richmond Hill - meeting + 2 tours –a multi-res building –Tours of Toronto Recycling Inc Train-the-trainer workshops Project 183 – M-R Indicators – report expected this fall MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

7 Advocacy MHSW – MHSW Municipal Steering Group – with AMO, RPWCO - ongoing, including discussions with SO on Phase One contracts and program administration/costs - SHHWI advisory group - OES Stakeholder group AMO Municipal Caucus – preparing for “meta’ discussion with SO AMO WM Task Force Joint AMO/MWA Technical Advisory Group (JAMTAG) MWA Fall Workshop October 2012

8 WDO, and the IFOs Progress report from WDO CEO Michael Scott available at the WDO website: Printed updates in the program from: Stewardship Ontario Ontario Electronic Stewardship Ontario Tire Stewardship

9 Meeting with the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Invited to a round table workshop in November to help “kick start” EPR in Ontario Currently at “an impasse” – Gord Miller

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