"A circular economy is one that at the same time gets more economic value out of its products and materials while acts as the centre piece for a low carbon society."

Izzie Abrams

Vice President Government & External Affairs, Progressive Waste Solutions

Izzie Abrams is a participant of the Ontario Printed Paper and Packaging Rapid Lab. Izzie has been involved in the waste and recycling industry both as an owner of his own companies and as a senior executive for large public companies since 1972. He was also a member of the Board of Nevada Bob’s Golf Inc. from 1999-2000 then President, CEO and Chief Restructuring Officer from 2001-2002. Izzie has been a member of a numerous not-for-profit boards, trusts and communal organizations holding various leadership and executive positions, including being a Past Chairman of the Ontario Waste Management Association. He was also included in a number of awards and recognitions such as the Distinguished Service Award from the National Solid Waste Association in 1990 and induction into the National Waste & Recycling Hall of Fame in 2004.


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