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About Us

About Us

Thinking innovatively

Transforming waste to resources

Emterra Group is a company of four divisions offering municipal and industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) customers a fully integrated approach to collecting, processing and marketing: 

  • Printed Paper and Packaging
  • Used and Scrap Tires
  • Stale-dated and Un-saleable Products

We bring innovation, commitment and plain old hard work to the task of developing and managing material collection and resource recovery programs for our customers.

Our know-how stems from decades of resource recovery management in Canada as a company:

  • Inspired by an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Focused on minimizing the environmental impacts of doing business.
  • Striving to set an example in our industry by always searching for and developing best practices.
  • Supporting the communities in which we live and do business.

In 2012, we marked 35 years of growth and development.  

The Emterra Group of companies belongs to and supports a variety of professional organizations and associations. Click here for more.

Emterra Group's divisions are now certified as minority and woman owned businesses through national supplier councils.







The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) is a non-profit organization created in 2004 to advance the economic strength of Aboriginal and visible minority communities through business development and employment.  CAMSC's mission is to facilitate business relationships with Canadian corporations dedicated to diversity and supplier organizations owned by Aboriginals and minorities.  Since its inception in 2004, corporate members have spent more than $2 billion with CAMSC certified Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses.

Certified Division: Emterra Environmental, Canadian Liquids Processors Limited, Emterra Tire Recycling






WBE Canada is a non-profit organization, led by corporate members, that is opening doors to new supply chains. It certifies firms that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women and introduces them to opportunities with corporations. In addition to certification, WBE Canada delivers education, training, coaching and mentoring programs that ramp up the capacity of women business owners to bid successfully on large procurement opportunities. This support contributes to significant growth for women's businesses. 

Certified Division: Emterra Environmental