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Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable (June 11 & 12)    Wed Jun 11 to Thu Jun 12, 2008, Edmonton, AB

12th Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable
Edmonton, June 11th and 12th, 2008

The annual Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable (CPPR) provides a unique opportunity in Canada for pollution prevention (P2) leaders, decision-makers, and practitioners to exchange ideas, share expertise, and coordinate P2 efforts.

The CPPR brings together corporate, government, academic and non-profit representatives and is an important event for networking and finding out about exciting P2 initiatives in Canada.

Themes for this year’s Roundtable include:

* Green Building and Sustainable Design * Community Groups and P2
* P2 as a Strategy to Combat Climate Change * Metrics
* Sustainable Packaging * Biomimicry
* P2 Approaches in the Private Sector * Past P2 Award Winners
* Sustainable Consumption * P2 Approaches at the
* Supply Chain Management Institutional, Municipal . and Provincial Levels

Presentations will be given by representatives from Environment Canada, Alberta Environment, City of Edmonton, Norwegian Ministry of the Environment, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Alberta Research Council, One Earth Initiative, Environmental Law Centre and many others.

View the CPPR agenda at

The Honourable Rob Renner, Alberta Minister of the Environment, will be starting off the event as a keynote speaker and Severn Cullis-Suzuki will be giving the closing keynote address.

The CPPR also features the 2008 Pollution Prevention Awards, presented by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment, which recognize innovative businesses and organizations from across Canada showing leadership in pollution prevention.

Also, a walking tour to the Riverside Net Zero Energy Project, one of Alberta’s first net zero energy homes, will take place on the evening of June 10th prior to the evening’s Welcoming Reception.

Come join us! On-line registration has been activated and the agenda has been posted at

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Visit and click on ‘Become a Sponsor’ for details.

For additional information, please email leah (at) or phone 416-979-3534 ext.1 (toll-free 1-800-667-9790 ext. 1).


For more information:

Contact Name: Leah Nielsen
Phone: 416-979-3534 ext. 1
E-mail: leah (at)

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