Bringing About a Titanic Shift
April 19 & 20, 2012
Presentations (or see below in program):
Thursday, April 19
10:00 SOS-M (Save Our Social Media): Workshop on the Art & Science of Online Marketing Strategy (3.4 Mb)
The online world is changing rapidly. Find out how to use it to your advantage - how to effectively find information, engage people, tell your story, and measure your results.
Facilitator: Jeph Maystruck is a knowledgeable and passionate marketing consultant from Regina who helps businesses and organizations understand the online world.
Sponsored by eCycle Solutions
2:00 “This is Your Captain Speaking:” Keynote Speaker: Making the Titanic Shift to Extended Producer Responsibility - What can Beverage Containers teach us about designing programs for all packaging? (2.7 Mb)- Helen Spiegelman
In the 1990s with the Recycling Council of BC and during her active "retirement" as an astute observer, commentator and Zero Waste Citizen activist, Helen Spiegelman has earned a reputation as an outside-the-box thinker on waste management tissues. She asks tough questions and then sets out to find answers and practical solutions. Helen was considered instrumental in the shift to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in BC and hers is respected voice, in her home province and beyond, as BC continues to be the testing ground for effective EPR implementation across North America.
Sponsored by UDRS and SSTC
3:30 What’s the Scuttlebutt? Stewardship Update
Sponsored by Ecotainer Sales
7:30 Hon. Dustin Duncan, Minister of Environment
7:45 2011 Saskatchewan Waste Minimization Awards
Sponsored by SaskPower
8:00 Rearranging the Deck Chairs: Entertainment
Join Captain Edward John Smith (aka Wayne MacDonald, U of A) as he describes the events on that fateful night 100 years ago when the unthinkable happened to the unsinkable. Wayne was a long-time friend of one of Titanic's survivors, and has collected memorabilia for 58 years, and has some fascinating stories to tell of this terrible disaster. Find out from your boarding pass whether you'll survive the night!
Sponsored by SARRC
Friday, April 20
8:30 Iceberg, Dead Ahead!: Household Hazardous Waste
Sponsored by Envirotec Services
10:30 Concurrent Session: Using the Flotsam and Jetsam — Are Waste Exchanges a Solution for ICI?
- ResourceFULL Use: Sustainable Eco-Industry (0.7 Mb) (by video) — Debra Taevs, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center & Dorothy Atwood, Zero Waste Alliance
Re-think your 'grandma's' idea of a waste exchange. Learn how you can implement an energizing network of organizations around resource and idea swapping.
Whether you have 'stuff' or 'ideas', you will enjoy participating in this high energy interactive session. To get the most out of the session, be prepared with business cards and a list of by-products that you’d like to find a productive home for, as well as materials you could use or just your creative hat on. You will leave with your creative juices flowing, new techniques, and possibly even budding partnerships.
- RCBC’s Waste Materials Exchange (1.8 Mb) — Brock McDonald, RCBC
Sponsored by SWANA Northern Lights Chapter
10:30 Concurrent Session: Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea — Agricultural Plastics
Sponsored by Recycle Systems
Luncheon Speaker: Unsinkable - Expanding into all the Rs at the Regina Re-Store (3 Mb) — Gary Kendall, Habitat for Humanity Regina
Sponsored by Chenington Equipment and Canadian Plastics Industry Association
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