The article cites the challenges many entrepreneurs face, including the requirement to wear many hats – from loading trucks to CEO duties in Leung's case. Remarkably, she transformed her ambitious idea into a company that today is 800 employees strong and growing.
Emterra now operates three single-stream material recovery facilities (MRFs) with its fourth in Saskatchewan under construction. An additional nine MRFs provide municipalities and commercial customers dual-stream recycling.
Innovation in waste recovery and management are Emterra’s strengths and part of the vision for the future. Emterra (http://www.emterra.ca/
The Gazette article also cites Leung’s numerous industry and Canadian business awards and achievements. This now includes the Rosie Award, a North American award bestowed by Waste and Recycling News that recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the waste and recycling industry.
Under Leung’s 35 years of leadership, Emterra Group (http://www.emterra.ca/)