Waste Policy, Programs, Regulatory Reviews: Recent Projects
Waste Sector Research Scan and Best Practices – Giroux Environmental Consulting collaborated with a team of consultants under the management of Envirings, Inc. to conduct a municipal research scan in the area of waste policy and program trends for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. The report documented trends and identified best practices (2019).
Analysis and Report Writing – Canada-Wide Stakeholder Responses on a Survey of a Draft Zero Plastics Waste Framework for the Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment (CCME) (2018).
Detailed Study of Approaches to Define Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material – Domestic and International Regulatory Review for Environment and Climate Change Canada (2017-2018).
Regulatory Review of Extended Producer Responsibility Programs Across Canada – A Benchmarking Study for CCME (2016). The report is available here on the CCME website.
Extended Producer Responsibility in Canada – Invited Expert to a Conference on Canadian Waste Policy Approaches for the Canadian Embassy, Science and Technology Division, Berlin, Germany (2015).
Expert Panelist at a Multi-Stakeholder Conference on Extended Producer Responsibility in Atlantic Canada, Fredericton, NB (2014).
Development of a Management Framework and Implementation Plan Options for a Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Program in Atlantic Canada. For Recycle NB, Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, RRFB Nova Scotia, and the Multi-material Stewardship Board of NFLD (2013-14).
Report on the State of Waste Management in Canada for the Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment (CCME) (2013–14). Report is available here on the CCME website.
Regulatory Review of Landfill Leachate Control Measures Across Canada for Environment Canada (2014-15).
Regulatory Review of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials Control Measures Across Canada for Environment Canada (2013).
Numerous other waste policy projects as a consultant with Marbek Resource Consultants 1999-2012 addressing topics such as Extended Producer Responsibly, waste diversion, recycling impact reviews, best practice research, and sustainable packaging.