April 2, 2009 Incineration/Zero Waste Information Session

Here are the presentations given during the Incineration - Zero Waste information session April 2 in Whitby. We thank the keynote speakers and the residents who attended and made the evening a success.

We encourage you to link to this page and let as many people as possible know about this threat to health and sustainability in Durham Region.

Presentations

1) INCINERATORS — OPERATIONS AND TOXIC EMISSIONS by Louis Bertrand

2) INCINERATION AND HEALTH CONCERNS: WHERE THERE'S SMOKE...THERE'S ALWAYS FIRE! by Dr. Sean Godfrey, Chief of Pediatrics, Lakeridge Health Oshawa

3) WHAT IS ZERO WASTE? by Nadia McLean-Gagnon, based on a presentation given Feb. 11 by Kristin Robinson

4) ZERO WASTE STRATEGY by Wendy Bracken

5) COMMENTS ON DURHAM/YORK INCINERATOR (EFW) FACILITY BUSINESS CASE by Barry Bracken

6) ZERO WASTE IN ACTION: MARKHAM WALKS THE TALK by Shayne Hartin, Waste Management, Town of Markham, based on the presentation given Feb. 11 by Claudia Marsales, Manager, Waste Management, Town of Markham.

7) LIVING ZERO WASTE by Shawn Williamson, Director, Durham Sustain Ability. Note: link goes to Youtube video sequence of Shawn's slides.

8) INCINERATOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT UPDATE - IT'S NOT A DONE DEAL by Linda Gasser

The presentations were followed by a productive and helpful question and answer session moderated by co-organizer Derek Cooney.

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