Organic Waste Management in Canada: Building a Sustainable Circular Economy

  • Alja Perger Btt Technology, Canada
Keywords: organic waste, recycling, sustainability, circular economy, smart cities


North America is a big consumer and consequently a big producer of waste. For the purpose of this project, we were primarily interested in collecting information in North America, focusing on Quebec primarily. The main research question was risen up during the fieldwork and assistance with the Canadian company. It clearly presents the enterprise readiness for obtaining a smart solution on organic/food waste problem. It is believed, how organic/food waste can be a resource of a high value. There is a capacity of creating a new path, where organic/food waste could become the important as plant/field nutrient supply. The circular approach to organic waste management is urgently needed in a way how the organic waste should be reduced and returned as productive resource input into our economy.

The paper presents a new value towards a sustainability process that Canada is building at the moment. It represents the innovative approach, which is highly accepted in some cities in Quebec with the obtained pilot projects and excellent results. This paper is not only a simple research paper, but it is also the very important original innovative document which can be highly used on the level of each municipality, region and federal level.


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How to Cite
Perger, A. (2019) “Organic Waste Management in Canada: Building a Sustainable Circular Economy”, Mednarodno inovativno poslovanje = Journal of Innovative Business and Management, 11(1), pp. 84-92. doi: 10.32015/JIMB/2019-11-1-9.
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