Study of Approaches to Define Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material

Environment Canada

Led by Giroux Environmental with SAMI Environmental, Deborah Schoen and Dr. Ronald Brecher; February 2017 - March 2018

Review of OECD Instruments on Resource Productivity and Waste

OECD Environment Directorate

Review of the OECD instruments (Waste Acquis) on resource productivity and waste and the development of proposals and options for streamlining. May - September 2016

A Canadian Products Registry

Environment Canada

October 2015 - March 2016 Led by Giroux Environmental with SAMI Environmental

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Great Lakes Basin

International Joint Commission, Great Lakes Water Quality Board, July - October 2015 Led by Duncan Bury Consulting in association with the Product Stewardship Institute, Giroux Environmental Consulting and Rene Drolet Consulting

A review of the handling of products containing PBDE flame retardants during and after use and the status of regulatory and non-regulatory frameworks addressing PBDEs

Study of Chemicals in Products (CIP) Management in Scandinavian Countries

Environment Canada, Chemicals Sector Directorate, February - March 2014

A profile and analysis of chemicals in product management regulations, policies and programs in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland with a view to identifying the kind of initiatives that might support Canadian priorities regarding substances of concern

Framework and Implementation Plan for a Packaging and Printed Paper Stewardship Program Across Atlantic Canada

Recycle New Brunswick (along with Prince Edward Island Environment, Resource Recovery Fund Board (N.S.) and the Multi-material Stewardship Board (NFLD) October 2013 - May 2014

A review of stewardship programs and best practices, the development of a proposed packaging and printed paper stewardship program and the preparation of an implementation plan. Led by Giroux Environmental Consulting and in association with Gardner Pinfold Consultants Inc.

State of Waste Management in Canada

Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) August 2013 - February 2014

A summary of trends, best practices, barriers and opportunities for prevention for the residential and ICI sectors. Led by Giroux Environmental Consulting and in association with Rene Drolet Consulting Services

Evaluation of the Strategic Framework of the Basel Convention

UNEP Secretariat for the Basel Convention - October 2012 - March 2014

Administration of a questionnaire and evaluation of parties' adoption and action on the strategic framework

Paint Stewardship Metrics: British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California; April 2013

Western Product Stewardship Collaborative (WPSC)

A review of paint stewardship program reporting and performance measurement with recommendations for a standardized reporting protocol.

Analytical Summary: Marine Litter Workshop for North America, December 3, 2012

United Nations Regional Office for North America, Washington D.C., December 2012 - February 2013

Preparation of a summary paper on the workshop describing legal, policy and market-based approaches to preventing marine litter at source and identifying short-term opportunities for possible action.

Intersection of the Mercury and Basel Conventions: Consequences for the Non-Ferrous Mining and Metals Industry

International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), London UK, January 2013

Review and analysis of the intersection and relationship between the UNEP Basel Convention on the transboundary movements of hazardous and other wastes and the proposed Mercury Convention.

Options for Preventing Marine Debris: Lessons from Waste and Recycling Best Management Practices

United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, June 2012

Concluding chapter for a report on the impacts of marine debris.

Inventory and Feasibility of Electronic Waste Recovery in the Northwest Territories

Dessau Inc for the Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, February - September 2012

Project manager

Western Product Stewardship Collaborative (WPSC)

State of Oregon, Department of Environmental Quality, April 2012 -

Consulting and secretariat support for the WPSC (British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and California)

National EPR Policy Makers' Meeting, Vancouver February 2012

Environment Canada

Agenda input, preparation of a background discussion paper and a meeting outcomes report.

Life Cycle Approaches in Canada - Private Sector

ICF Marbek for the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, October 2011

Review of analysis and contribution to policy options.

EPR Briefing

CleanFARMS, May 2011

Analysis of the potential impact on agricultural waste packaging and on stewards of the British Columbia packaging and printed paper regulation

Western Product Stewardship Collaborative (WPSC)

British Columbia Ministry of Environment

March 2011 - March 2012 - preparation and negotiation of a Pacific coast Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Action Plan for the Province of British Columbia and the States of Washington, Oregon and California.