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Emterra Environmental up for Winnipeg Chambers’ “Spirit of Winnipeg Awards” for Innovation
Emterra Environmental is a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce finalist for the “Spirit of Winnipeg” awards. As an environmental waste management innovator, Emterra Group of companies has established itself as an industry leader.
Relentlessly driving waste from landfill and recycling more and “smarter” has thrust Emterra into the innovator spotlight within the waste management industry. For example, in Winnipeg Emterra launched and operates Canada’s largest fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) powered refuse vehicles, and the largest cold weather fleet of its kind globally. Emterra’
“Being open to opportunities and constantly looking for ways to innovate in our industry has put Emterra at the forefront of integrated waste/resource management companies in Canada,” said Emterra CEO Emmie Leung. She pointed out that that Emterra provides waste and recycling services to more the 80 communities in three provinces, representing 10% of the Canadian population. Leung adds, “We are immensely proud to be recognized for our innovation and entrepreneurial spirit by our peers in Winnipeg. It is an honour and a privilege to be selected as a finalist in the Spirit of Winnipeg awards”.
With 12 MRFs across Canada that process and market recyclables across North America, Emterra (http://www.emterra.ca) is positioned to continue to lead in the area of environmental sustainability. Emterra also boasts the greatest number of single stream recycling MRFs nationally; located in Burlington, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Surrey, BC; and by next year in Regina, Saskatchewan.