"Greg Sones becomes the Director of the Sector Compliance
Branch, OD. Since becoming the Director of Waste Management Policy
Branch in 2011, Greg has led transitioning Waste Diversion
Ontario's Board to a skills-based board; implementing cost
recovery initiatives to ensure the financial sustainability of
Ontario's waste diversion programs; introducing a new
regulation to address the end of life management of consumer waste
pharmaceuticals and sharps; and working with Central Region, WDO
and OTS, addressing the successful clean-up of used tire legacy
sites. Under Greg's leadership Waste Management Policy Branch
also obtained approval for regulatory changes that have enabled
implementation of the new compost framework and changes that
reduced the regulatory burden on the vehicle manufacturing sector.
More recently, Waste Management Policy Branch launched a
comprehensive review of the Industrial, Commercial and
Institutional Regulations; and supported the introduction in June
2013 of Bill 91, the Waste Reduction Act and draft Waste Reduction
Strategy, including extensive stakeholder consultations.
Throughout his tenure in the Branch, Greg has provided strong
strategic advice, leadership and support to the ADM, Deputy and
Minister in engaging stakeholders and managing a complex set of
policy issues related to waste management in Ontario.
Wendy Ren will take on the role of acting Director, Waste
Management Policy Branch. Since 2013, Wendy has been acting as the
Assistant Director, Waste Management Policy Branch."
Congratulations to each of them, and best wishes
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