Department Contacts

Rory McKenzie - Director of Environmental Services

Janette Derksen - Deputy Director of Environmental Services

Charlie Sherwood - Environmental Services Operations Supervisor

Elaine Wiebe - Environmental Services Assistant


"Recycling one tonne of newspaper saves 19 trees, 3 cubic metres of landfill space, 4,000 kilowatt hours of energy, 29,000 litres of water and 30 kgs of air pollution."

Upcomming Events and Workshops

Image 130Recovery is the last step in the waste hierarchy before disposal. Recovery for energy is occurring in the RDBN!

Refuse-derived fuel

Biofire in Houston and Pinnacle Pellet in Burns Lake and Houston are creating a valuable product out of biomass, transforming it into pellets used for industrial power production, residential heating, animal bedding and natural sorbent (for spill control). By using waste products, such as cordwood, wood chips, waste pa-per, and other agricultural by-products, these companies have been able to create clean, efficient energy from waste.

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