Zero Waste Select Committee of Council

The Zero Waste Committee is a Select Committee of Council.

The panel provides advice to municipal staff and Council on matters relating to:

  • Sharing understanding of the solid waste management systems in Whistler and around B.C.
  • Waste management best practices
  • Partnerships to coordinate actions for achieving waste reduction in the community
  • A community-wide Zero Waste Plan identifying initiatives to bring Whistler towards a zero waste designation

Committee Members 

Council Representatives: Councillor Cathy Jewett, Chair, and Councillor Arthur De Jong

  • Andrew Tucker, Manager of Transportation and Waste Management, RMOW 
  • Marie-Lou LeBlanc, Squamish Lillooet Regional District
  • Thea Zerbe, Whistler Blackcomb Representative
  • Kerren Bottay, Restaurant Association of Whistler
  • Tom McColm, Canadian Home Builders Association
  • Lori Pyne, Whistler Community Services Society
  • Claire Ruddy, AWARE
  • Anita Auer, Crystal Lodge
  • Sue Maxwell, Citizen at Large
  • Cheeying Ho, Whistler Centre for Sustainability – Facilitator 
  • James Hallisey, RMOW, GM Infrastructure Services
  • Lauren Harrison, Recording Secretary

Meeting schedule

As required, via Zoom until further notice.

Meeting agendas and minutes

DateAgendaMeeting Minutes
May 19, 2022PDF 
November 9, 2021PDF 
February 25, 2021PDFPDF
October 22, 2020PDFPDF
June 25, 2020PDFPDF
February 21, 2020PDFPDF
December 13, 2019PDFPDF


James Hallisey

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