The Alberta Recycling Management Authority recently announced the appointment of a new Chair to its Board.
Caroline McAuley replaces former Chair Bob Barss who completed an 11-year term with Alberta Recycling. Well-known to CATRA members, Bob served on several CATRA committees during his term and made significant contributions in advancing CATRA’s vision.
Caroline was selected as Alberta Recycling’s Chair following a formal recruitment process conducted by Alberta Environment and Parks. She will serve a three-year term that commenced on January 14, 2018, and will represent the Public-at-Large.
Currently the Mayor of Vermilion, Alberta, Caroline’s accomplishments include improving recycling in the community and regional water as well as championing economic development. For further information on Ms. McAuley’s background, click here.
Caroline joins Alberta Recycling on the heels of the province’s major milestone in 2016, achieving the recycling of 100 million tires since the program’s inception in 1992.
CATRA looks forward to working with Ms. McAuley as she continues her predecessor’s goal to ensure that all of Alberta’s designated scrap tires are collected and processed in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Statistics on tire collection and recycling for Alberta Recycling and the other Canadian programs are available on CATRA’s website.