Best Practices Initiative

Report on workshops

Éco Entreprises Québec organized more than 25 workshops of the Best Practices Initiative for Effective Curbside Recycling in
14 Quebec regions since 2014 near about 250 municipal representatives. Select a region to discover an overview of the meetings and the results. Thanks to all participants!

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ÉEQ held two workshops, one on February 26, 2015, in Piedmont and the other on April 13, 2015, in Saint-Jérôme, where approximately 20 participants decided to discuss the following regional issues:

  • Need for guidance in writing request-for-proposal specifications, bid analysis and avenues for optimization
  • Need for tools to raise public awareness
  • Containers, mode and frequency of collection
  • Municipality groupings
  • Institutional, commercial and industrial (ICI) sectors to update residual materials management programs
  • Performance and efficiency factor
  • Possible measures for updating residual materials management programs
  • Guidance needed to convince elected officials to adopt best practices
  • Sharing of information among regions

Photo gallery

Workshop 1

Left to right:
Standing: Rose-Marie Schneeberger, Pierre Hurtubise, Benjamin Plourde, Dominic Savoie, Geoffroi Vallée, Éric Lépine, Véronique Allard, Jimmy Brisebois, Mélanie Paquette, Joël Badertscher, Isabelle St-Germain, Alain Chevalier, Jean-Luc Plante, Danielle Trudeau, Joël Houde, Patrick Boyer, Éric Brunet
Sitting: Nathalie Rochon, Caroline Dufour, Sonia Lauzon, Josée Yelle

Workshop 2

Left to right: Dominic Savoie, Nathalie Rochon, Frédérick Marceau, Caroline Dufour, Patrick Boyer, Joël Badertscher, Sonia Lauzon, Jimmy Brisebois, Véronique Allard, Dominic Lirette, Josée Yelle, Rose-Marie Schneeberger, Mélanie Paquette, Jacqueline Laporte, Geoffroi Vallée, Benjamin Plourde, Joël Houde and Antony Zonato

Last update : May-14-15

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