Montreal, April 25, 2014 – Éco Entreprises Québec
(ÉEQ) is pleased to announce the addition of Jean-Luc Plante to its team
as Vice-President, Optimization. Mr. Plante will oversee all projects,
programs and studies undertaken by the organization’s new department
dedicated to optimizing every point of the curbside recycling value
chain. He will also be actively involved in the implementation of the
organization’s strategic plan. Personnel in the Technical Services and
Public Affairs - Curbside Recycling Enhancement departments will report
to Mr. Plante.
“With his in-depth knowledge of the manufacturing sector and extensive
understanding of environmental issues, Jean-Luc Plante is an excellent
complement to our talented team. His experience, creativity and
management skills will be a great asset for our organization,” said
Maryse Vermette, ÉEQ’s President and CEO. “We wish him a warm welcome as
he comes on board this week.”
An expert in curbside recycling optimization and enhancement
With a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Université de
Sherbrooke and a certificate in marketing from HEC Montreal, Mr.
Plante began his career as an engineer for a number of well-known firms.
In 1993, he joined Kraft Canada Inc. and in time became Director,
He later held the position of Corporate Director, Environment and Health
& Safety, for Sanimax. In his 9 years with that company, he
developed a corporate strategic plan for environmental issues and
oversaw its implementation throughout North America. He also implemented
a community relations program.
About Éco Entreprises Québec
Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ) is the organization that develops the
Schedule of ContributionsThe Schedule of Contributions is made up of the application rules, which govern (1) obligation terms, (2) the definition of designated materials, (3) parameters for Company Reports, and (4) administrative terms relating to contribution payments.
The Schedule of Contributions also includes a contribution table, which allocates the annual amount of compensation due for a given class of materials (e.g. containers and packaging) and its various component materials (e.g. glass, metal, plastic, cardboard, etc.).
Learn moreSchedule of Contributions as well as collects and redistributes company
contributions to finance municipal curbside recycling services in
Quebec. ÉEQ also encourages innovation and best practices in
order to optimize the recyclable materials value chain. To do so, ÉEQ
cooperates, on the one hand, with companies to reduce quantities of
materials at the source and encourage the use of recyclable materials,
as well as with municipalities to increase recycling and the economic
value of recovered materials.
Created by companies that put containers, packaging and printed matter
(CP&PM) on Quebec’s market, ÉEQ is a private non-profit organization
that was accredited by RECYC-QUÉBEC in 2005 under the Environment
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Source and information:
Éco Entreprises Québec
514-987-1491, ext. 225