All waste materials in New Brunswick are managed in a sustainable and environmentally responsible way.
Recycle NB ensures that 70% of all the paint collected is turned into new recycled paint products. It has a network of over 60 recycling locations in the province where you can take your old paint.
New Brunswick’s tire stewardship program diverts the equivalent of a million tires per year from our landfills.
Packaging and Paper Products
Over the next year, Recycle NB and industry will work together to put a management plan in place for packaging and paper products.
Christelle has worked for 20 years in the Provincial civil service, including 10 years in the Department of Environment. One of her files was Extended Producer Responsibility, and she represented the Department on various national committees on EPR. She has also long been active in the environmental movement, namely on climate change.
Emil Olsen is retired after a 41 year career in the Petro-Chemical Industry as a Mechanical Technologist.
He has served 28 years on the Quispamsis Town Council first as Mayor for 12 years and presently serving his 16th year as a Councillor.
Erik Matchett, Vice-chair
Erik is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black belt with over 15 years of board experience in the not for profit sector.
Serving in various capacities with the United Way and the NB Association for Community Living, Erik is community focused while balancing the needs of his young family and career as a continuous improvement professional.
Gildard Chiasson, Chair
Mr. Chiasson served in the RCAF from 1956 to 1976. He was a Businessperson from 1976 to 2008. In 1992, he moved to Bertrand where he bought a business and was Mayor of Bertrand from 1998 to 2008. Mr. Chiasson has been very involved in non-profit organizations. Now retired, he moved back to Shippagan in 2017.
Jacqueline earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Social Work from the Université de Moncton, Edmundston. She spent 28 years as a social worker before retiring in 2002. She also taught a course in Social Work at UdeM. Jacqueline took a special interest in recycling and the environment after the first of her four grandchildren was born in 1999.
Richard is a Qualified Associate Financial Planner with UNI Wealth Management and lives in Dieppe, NB. He also spent 22 years as a manufacturer’s sales representative in the golf industry in southern Alberta and in Atlantic Canada. He has volunteered in different organizations over the years and is currently the chair of Dieppe’s Planning Advisory Committee.
Shane is a Professional Engineer with 25 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, and a strong background in materials, process improvement and product development. He is a long-time volunteer and supporter of conservation organizations for the protection of wildlife and natural habitats in New Brunswick.