-2017 Sponsors-


The Conference on Canadian Stewardship is a cooperative effort between many of the leading stewardship organizations and trade associations in Canada.

The Conference on Canadian Stewardship is owned and managed by the Canadian Product Stewardship Council, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated solely to the operation of the conference. Any surplus funds generated from the conference are used to fund conference activities and are not used for any other purpose.


Conference Committee Members
Lisa Abraham PAC - Packaging Consortium
Virginie Bussières Éco Enterprises Québec
James Downham1 CEO, PAC - Packaging Consortium - representing packaging sector Enterprises Québec
Mary Ann Gryn PAC - Packaging Consortium
Barry Friesen1 GM, CleanFarms - representing agricultural pesticides and products management sector
Joseph Hall President, Redirecycling
Neil Hastie1 Consultant
Shelagh Kerr1 CEO, Electronics Product Stewardship Canada - representing electronics product stewardship
Mark Kurschner President, Product Care - representing household special waste recycling
Allen Langdon1 Executive Director, Multi-Materials Stewardship British Columbia
David Lawes1 Exec. Dir. , BC Used Oil Management Assoc. - representing oil & filters recycling
Mark McKenney Managing Director - Conference on Canadian Stewardship
Ted Moroz President, The Beer Store & Brewers Distributing Ltd. - representing brewers
Éco Entreprises Québec
Maryse Vermette CEO, Éco Enterprises Québec
1 Also Director, Canadian Product Stewardship Council
Who should attend this conference?
Staff from provincial and territorial Departments of Environment
Staff of Environment Canada and other related Federal Departments
Policy and waste management staff of municipalities
Provincial & federal municipal associations (i.e. Association of Municipalities of Ontario, Federation of Canadian Municipalities)
Members and staff of Food & Consumer Products Canada
Members and staff of the Retail Council of Canada
Members and staff of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
Members and staff of the Canadian Institute Petroleum Products
Members and staff of the Electronics Product Stewardship Canada
Members and staff of the Home and Hardware industry
Members of the Newspaper, magazine and printed paper industry
Material manufacturers : Plastics, Paper, Metals, Glass
Paint manufacturers, paint recyclers
Tire retailers and distributors, tire recyclers
Companies that pay stewardship fees in any part of Canada
Household Hazardous waste generators, HHW program operators
Provincial program operators including: beverage container recycling, waste oil recycling, waste paint recycling, tire recycling, HHW
Recycling, battery recycling, packaging and printed waste recycling, electronics recycling. PAC NEXT member companies