The RIC Centre is now accepting submissions from recycling technology companies that are interested in competing for approximately $30,000 in prizes and the title of Recycling Idol. Any companies that feature technology used in the recycling of products in the following categories are welcome to submit their application by November 15th, 2012:
- Plastics and Packaging
- Hazardous Waste
5 finalists will present their company pitch to an investor panel including the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Gord Miller.
Company Presentations: Dec. 6th, 2012 (8:00 am – 12 noon) at the Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central Library.
Contact: (289) 373 3050 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visti http://riccentre.ca/programs/growing-your-business/recycling-idol/ for more information.
Recycling Idol is Presented By:
The Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) operates the Used Tires Program, a province wide tire recycling program that diverts tires away from burning and landfilling to 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). While their primary mandate is to ensure Ontario’s scrap tires are responsibly managed, they are also driving innovation and fostering the right economic conditions to expand the markets for Ontario tire-derived products. From shingles to playground tiles, OTS provides consumers with inspiring ideas on how to live better through the many green products made from recylcling rubber. Read more
Stewardship Ontario is a private, not-for-profit organization that develops, funds and operates Ontario’s highly successful recycling programs for printed paper and packaging (Blue Box) and household hazardous and special waste (Orange Drop). As a stewardship organization, they audit Ontario businesses that sell designated materials into the marketplace to ensure proper reporting and ensure that responsibility is shared among all companies who produce these materials. SO has a competency-based board of directors comprised of lawyers, accountants, CEOs, marketers, and human resource, supply chain and public affairs professionals from large, medium and small companies across a wide-variety of industries. Read more
Turning Technologies Canada has become the worldwide industry leader in Interactive Polling Solutions. They provide innovative, cutting-edge response technology designed to enhance your classroom or meeting environments. TurningPoint, Turning’s flagship response system, combines a Microsoft PowerPoint-integrated software solution with ResponseCard audience response devices which when distributed to attendees, allows teachers, speakers or trainers to instantly gather data as well as measure participant knowledge and opinions. Read more