March 10, 2000

Calendar (March 10, 2000)

March 22-24: Globe 2000 6th Biennial Conference and Trade Fair on Developing the Business of the Environment, organized and presented by the Globe Foundation of Canada; to be held at the Vancouver Exhibition and Convention Centre, Vancouver. The main conference themes will include Energy and Climate Change (Market Forces of the Millennium), Corporate Environmental Strategies (including a special session on "Triple Bottom Line" reporting), and Global Markets for Environmental Solutions. Details from: The Globe Foundation of Canada, 604/775-7300, FAX 604/666-8123, E-mail, Web site

March 27-30: 23rd Landfill Gas Symposium, sponsored by SWANA, the Solid Waste Association of North America; to be held at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla, San Diego, California. Details from: Scott Settar, SWANA, 301/585-2898, ext 257, FAX 301/589-7068.

March 30-31: Industrial Particulate Emissions Control seminar, presented by EPIC Educational Programs Innovations Center; to be held at the Valhalla Inn, Toronto. Details from: EPIC, 1-888-323-6263, Web site

April 13: Emission Trading 101: Early Opportunity, Air & Waste Management Association (Ontario Section) Spring Conference; to be held at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto. The conference will provide an overview of how emission trading works, its regulatory impacts and monetary implications, and some of the benefits and opportunities for the public and private sectors. Presentations will also profile some initiatives and discuss how to get involved. Details from: Conference chair Gillian Salter, Ontario Power Generation, 416/592-7012, or secretary Jean-Yves Urbain, Earth Tech (Canada), 416/445-7022, ext 2283, FAX 416/445-5276, E-mail

April 16-18: Water Environment Association of Ontario (WEAO) 29th Annual Technical Symposium and Ontario Pollution Control Equipment Association Exhibition; to be held at the Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, Ont. Sessions will cover topics such as biosolids, disinfection, industrial sewer use, optimization, management issues and new technologies, with a special seminar focusing on benchmarking. Details from: Francesca Davino, WEAO, 905/726-1300, FAX 905/726-2300, Web site

April 17: The Recycling Council of Ontario will present its Waste Minimization Awards at the Markham Theatre, Markham, Ont. Details from: Cara Henry, RCO, 416/960-1025, ext 16, Web site

April 25-27: Ontario Water Conference (Challenges and Solutions), presented by the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA); to be held at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel, Richmond Hill, Ont. The conference will cover four main water issues: climate change impacts; sustainability; the Great Lakes Basin; and information technology. Details from: James Li, 416/979-5345, FAX 416/979-5122, E-mail, or Saeed Choudhary, 905/704-2238, FAX 905/704-2050, E-mail

April 30-May 6: International Composting Awareness Week 2000. Details from: Susan Antler, Composting Council of Canada, 416/535-0240, E-mail, Web site

May 3-5: Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable: Pollution Prevention in Action, presented by the Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention; to be held at the Delta Chelsea Inn, Toronto. Case studies will be featured, with other sessions addressing partnerships, reaching small to medium enterprises (SMEs), implementing P2 planning, and measuring P2 progress. A highlight of the event will be the presentation of the 1999 Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment P2 Awards. Details from: Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention, 1-800-667-9790, Web site (click on "Roundtables").

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