Council of The Great Lakes Region

The Council of the Great Lakes Region is offering a free webinar titled: Regional Approaches to Fuel Local Circular Economies: Great Lakes Region. This webinar will feature a discussion on utilizing data and best practices to engage and implement a collective plan for a circular reality.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Fisher, President and CEO, CGLR
  • Walter Willis, Executive Director, SWALCO
  • Susan Graff, VP Global Corporate Sustainability, RRS

To learn more about this free opportunity and to register online, please visit the CGLR registration site.

About CGLR
Established in 2013, The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) is a binational, member-driven, non-profit corporation that is dedicated to deepening the United States-Canada relationship in the Great Lakes economic region. It focuses on creating stronger, more dynamic cross-border collaborations through connecting regional leaders, policy research, and advocacy in order to find new ways of harnessing the region’s economic strengths and assets, improving the well-being and prosperity of the region’s citizens, and protecting the Great Lakes watershed for future

The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, IL (SWALCO) was formed in 1991 to implement a regional approach to solid waste management that addresses the economic, political, and environmental issues in Lake County. It is comprised of 43 municipalities and the County of Lake representing approximately 85% of the county’s population. Lake County is currently recycling 39% of its municipal waste with the goal to divert as much material from final disposal as possible.

About RRS
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, RRS is a sustainability and recycling consulting firm that strives to create a world where resources are managed to maximize economic and social benefit while minimizing environmental harm. The firm has industry professionals, engineers, economists, technical analysts, and communication specialists who share this vision and possess core strengths in materials and recovery, life cycle management, applied sustainable design, and collaborative action development.