Francis Veilleux is a participant of the Ontario Printed Paper and Packaging Rapid Lab. Francis is the President of the Bluewater Recycling Association in Huron Park, Ontario. He has led the development, costing and optimization of recycling and waste management programs in more than 80 municipalities. He has developed a number of operations and economic analysis models and guidelines, which can assist municipalities in planning 3Rs programs and improve economics through reduced costs and improved efficiencies. He has written and presented dozens of papers over the past 25 years on 3R related best practice topics. He is a recognized professional in recycling systems design and MRF facility optimization.