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Odessa Ingarfield

It started when Odessa was 11 years old, volunteering at a tailor’s shop to understand the trade. She realized instantly that she never wanted to be a sewer but fell in love with what would become her career for over 20 years. Holding a degree in textile science and clothing design with minors in commerce […]

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Paul Henderson

Paul Henderson is a Professional Engineer with 30 years’ experience in the municipal sector. Paul is the General Manager of the Metro Vancouver Solid Waste Services Department leading the team responsible for waste reduction and recycling as well as residuals management for Metro Vancouver’s approximately 2.5 million people. Paul has a degree in Bio Resource […]

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Peter Hargreave

Peter Hargreave is the President of Policy Integrity Inc., has over 14 years of experience in providing strategic advice to municipalities, producers and service providers in the development, implementation and oversight of public policy. Over the last two years, he has worked with municipalities, producers and service providers in understanding current challenges and finding solutions […]

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Edward Gugenheimer

Early in 2019, Ed Gugenheimer joined the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) as their new Chief Executive Officer. Ed holds a Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation and has over 25 years of experience in fiscal governance and management. Ed is a values-based, performance-driven, strategic leader whose executive experience has helped organizations grow and expand while […]

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Laura Grant

Laura and Chris glanced at each other while cycle commuting one cold January day, met at the bike racks, and have been together since. They’ve both been cycling for decades and saw gaps in cycling safety, bike event parking, and cycling knowledge. As community builders, they modelled Alberta Bike Swap from a scribble at the […]

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Chris Grant

Laura and Chris glanced at each other while cycle commuting one cold January day, met at the bike racks, and have been together since. They’ve both been cycling for decades and saw gaps in cycling safety, bike event parking, and cycling knowledge. As community builders, they modelled Alberta Bike Swap from a scribble at the […]

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Melissa Gorrie

Melissa is an environmental lawyer who has worked with all levels of government to push for policy and law reform. She has volunteered with numerous social justice and environmental organizations over the last decade, which has provided her with a wealth of experience in non-profit governance. She has also been involved in various environmental campaigns. […]

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Trevor Gibson

Trevor started his local government career as an Environmental Health Officer in the West Midlands in 1984. He moved to Peterborough in 1998 to take up the position of Head of Environmental and Public Protection with Peterborough City Council having formerly held a senior position with Suffolk Coastal District Council. He became Director of Environmental […]

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Carlos Fiorentino

Carlos is a Visual Communication Designer, design educator and researcher, with main interest on Design for Sustainability and Biomimicry. He teaches in the Department of Art & Design and Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta, and in the Design Studies program at MacEwan University. His recent doctoral studies focused on biomimetic design […]

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Sarah Edwards

Sarah Edwards is Eunomia Research & Consulting’s North America Director. She has over 20 years’ experience in the waste and resource management sector working across the public, private and consultancy sectors in North America, the UK and Africa. Sarah’s waste expertise includes design and delivery of waste and recycling collection services as well as the […]

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