Waste Reduction Consultant

Full Time posted 4 months ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Recycling

Merit Services is seeking a skilled and innovative Waste Reduction Consultant to join our client’s dynamic team in Regina. As a Waste Reduction Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in assisting our clients in implementing effective waste reduction strategies and promoting sustainable practices. This position offers a dynamic work environment where you can apply your expertise, make a positive impact, and contribute to a greener future.


  • Collaborate with clients to assess their waste management practices and identify opportunities for waste reduction and recycling.
  • Develop and implement customized waste reduction plans and strategies tailored to each client’s unique needs and goals.
  • Conduct waste audits and analyze data to measure current waste generation, identify inefficiencies, and recommend improvements.
  • Provide expertise and guidance on waste reduction technologies, recycling programs, and sustainable waste management practices.
  • Conduct employee training and awareness programs to promote waste reduction and proper waste handling techniques.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of waste reduction initiatives, tracking progress towards waste reduction targets.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging technologies related to waste reduction and sustainability.
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate findings, recommendations, and progress to clients and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate waste reduction strategies into overall sustainability efforts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, or a related field. Relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Proven experience as a waste reduction consultant or in waste management and recycling.
  • Strong knowledge of waste reduction principles, recycling processes, and sustainable waste management practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to assess complex waste management systems and identify improvement opportunities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to build client relationships and deliver engaging presentations.
  • Project management skills to manage multiple client engagements and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting.
  • Passion for sustainability and waste reduction.


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
  • Retirement savings plan with company matching contributions.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment fostering growth and innovation.
  • Employee assistance programs promoting work-life balance.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact and contribute to waste reduction and environmental conservation.

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