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Jo-Anne St. Godard

Waste Management Certificate Training: Recycling

Jo-Anne St. GodardJo-Anne St. Godard has been Executive Director of Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) since 2004, and plays a key role in furthering waste reduction and recycling in Ontario and beyond. Her expertise relates to development of policies and practices that drive positive environmental outcomes under market-based approaches, and how they relate to stewardship and extended producer responsibility. In doing so, she applies demonstrated best practice on waste policies that balance environmental and economic interests to achieve results.

Ms. St. Godard also works with business and industry to help them understand and leverage opportunity from their environmental obligations and business models, and has led the development of innovative programs that support waste reduction in the commercial sector through Take Back the Light and 3RCertified, and in youth education through the Waste-Free Lunch and Plastic Bag Grab challenges.