• Moving to a circular, low-carbon economy is a multi-billion dollar opportunity for Ontario

  • Printed Paper and Packaging Rapid Lab: Designing a shared vision for the future of paper and packaging materials

Introducing

We’re bringing together private and public sector leaders and innovators from across Ontario to co-design, pilot and test circular economy solutions.

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recognizes collaborative approaches are needed to accelerate this transition

New processes & technologies

New products & services

New systems, partnerships & value chains

We can

  • Create thousands of jobs
  • Generate billions in GDP
  • Reduce megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

By

  • Extending the useful life of products and materials
  • Adopting innovative business models and strategies
  • Turning wastes into resources

HOW WE GET RESULTS: SUSTAINABILITY TRANSITION LABS

Creating a platform for collaborative, multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary decision-making, and innovation.

New Partnerships

Convening unlikely stakeholders and creating a shared understanding of the challenge ahead.

Design Thinking

Embracing complexity by prototyping new solutions and approaches.

Amplifying Results

We provide a venue for leaders to take their work and impact to the next level.

CEIL Timeline

  • Phase I

  • Phase II

  • Phase III

  • Phase IV

  • Phase I

    June 2016 to March 2017

    Building the Lab

    Phase I will lay the foundation for the Lab through a combination of research, workshops, training and engagement activities, including a Rapid Lab on printed paper and packaging materials.

  • Phase II

    April 2017 to March 2018

    Designing Shared Priorities

    Phase II, III and IV will expand the conversation through a Fellowship program, additional Rapid Labs and the development of workshops, events and tools for businesses, governments and the general public. Fellows will be recruited from across Ontario for a year-long intensive process to co-develop and test circular economy solutions.

  • Phase III

    April 2018 to March 2019

    Accelerating Action

    Phase II, III and IV will expand the conversation through a Fellowship program, additional Rapid Labs and the development of workshops, events and tools for businesses, governments and the general public. Fellows will be recruited from across Ontario for a year-long intensive process to co-develop and test circular economy solutions.

  • Phase IV

    April 2019 to March 2020

    Making the Leap

    Phase II, III and IV will expand the conversation through a Fellowship program, additional Rapid Labs and the development of workshops, events and tools for businesses, governments and the general public. Fellows will be recruited from across Ontario for a year-long intensive process to co-develop and test circular economy solutions.

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