York Region Business Waste Reduction Forum

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Join York Region for a free business waste reduction forum on Friday, September 28, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Vaughan City Hall (2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West).

York Region’s Economic Development and Environmental Services are collaborating to deliver this Forum, designed to provide businesses in the region with insights about practical waste reduction solutions that can be implemented to reduce costs and enhance their business bottom line.

Registration is now open.

Why Attend?

  • Reduce Your Waste Footprint
  • Reduce Your Operating Costs
  • Reduce Your Regulatory Risks

The day’s agenda includes a networking breakfast followed by an industry expert
keynote and speakers, business panel talk show and networking session.
A preliminary agenda is available here.

This event is particularly targeting:

  • Food & beverage manufacturers (facility/plant or sustainability managers)
  • Agri-food businesses
  • Restaurants and Food Service Providers
  • Grocery Stores
  • Small/medium retailers
  • Business in the local municipal BIAs


The Keynote Presentation will be from Brett Wills, Founder & President of the Green Enterprise Movement and author of Purposely Profitable:
Learn how to reduce waste, improve your bottom line, enhance brand reputation, engage staff and mitigate risk! Hear success stories of how leading organizations went beyond tradition and integrated waste reduction solutions into their overall business strategy to drive performance.

For more information, contact:
Meena Hassanali, Project Coordinator, Sustainable Waste Management
The Regional Municipality of York
meena.hassanali@york.ca 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75520