CM Consulting excels at providing the analysis industry and government relies upon to make informed policy and programming decisions. What anchors that analysis is a rigorous adherence to clearly defining what measurements truly mean in this field.
That clarity is at the heart of the CM Consulting’s credibility. By extension, those who embrace a common language and actively promote standardized definitions are more likely to earn stakeholder trust. We believe that by advocating for these standards will only help to establish a baseline for who endorses transparency and who should be treated with a more skeptical eye.
Meet Our Team:
Clarissa Morawski, Principal
Working with industry, government, and not-for-profits, Clarissa Morawski brings 20 years of technical, analytical and communications experience in waste reduction policy and operations.
Morawski is recognized world-wide for the comprehensive information she provides – information that is thoroughly researched and clearly organized. Several reports from CM Consulting have been embraced as essential resources for professionals in industry and the recycling field as valuable tools and reference guides that can ease the decision making process.
Clarissa is also the Managing Director of the European-based Reloop Platform, a network representing industry, ENGOs and government with a shared vision of a circular economy for Europe. http://www.reloopplatform.eu
Since 1998, Clarissa has written over 100 articles and cover stories on product stewardship and waste management for Solid Waste and Recycling Magazine, Hazardous Materials Management Magazine, Resource Recycling (US), Biocycle (US), Alternatives and other North American publications. From 2010-2015, Clarissa taught a 3rd year course at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario.
Jason Wilcox, Projects Manager
Jason has been working for CM Consulting since 2008 in research and analysis. Most recently, he has undertaken a variety of project related research, analysis and data management work Who Pays What 2016 – Canadian Beverage Report.
Jason has closely managed special projects related to modelling future diversion scenarios for clients that include large multi-national corporations as well as industry stewardship organizations. He also manages the annual Recycling Access: Canadian Update for all classifications of packaging and printed materials.
From 2009-2012, Jason was part of a team hired by the several Canadian provincial governments to undertake an extensive review of their existing beverage container regulation and program, and offer recommendations for improvement. Jason also acted as the lead researcher and assisted in the development of Measuring the Impact of Recycling on Jobs Calculator (MIRJCalc) in 2010.
Samantha Millette, Writer & Researcher
After graduating with a B.A. in Environmental & Resource Studies in May 2013, Samantha began working as an independent consultant in the waste management sector, providing research, writing, and editing support to senior consultants at all stages of project development.
Working primarily as a sub-consultant, Samantha has been involved in various research projects focused on extended producer responsibility, from best practices in the management of waste electronics to C&D waste. Some of her more recent engagements have included studies on the impact of industry and lifestyle trends on residential recycling tonnages, economic and environmental benefits of deposit-return for beverage containers, and industry best practices in the end-of-life management of lead-acid batteries and electric-drive vehicle batteries.
Among other notable consulting assignments, Samantha assisted in the development of a first-of-its-kind Guideline for Accountable Management of End-of-Life Materials, as well as a study to determine how product registries like those in Scandinavian countries could be implemented in Canada.
Mark Woolley, Geographic Analysis and Mapping
Mark works with CM Consulting through his technology consultancy, Yellow Data Clarity. Building from an academic background in Mathematics and Statistics and an early career as an educator, Mark has worked in a variety of industries providing training, database design and implementation and business process programming.
For more than a decade the focus of Mark’s work has been spatial analysis and mapping. Extending his varied skill set through the Geographic Application Specialist program of Fleming College, where he was a top graduate, he launched directly into a 8-year position with the Ministry of Natural Resources.Mark has been fortunate to be involved in projects on topics as varied as recreational fishing, archeological site mapping and clean energy management.
Mark lends his technical skills and experience to several non-profit and social activist organizations in the community. Mark has been able to enrich CM Consulting’s service offering by developing a nationwide GIS data layer for recycling program areas that can be used to analyse access to various waste streams.
Cameron Taylor, Communications
Nerve Media is a strategic communications firm that specializes in content development to help strengthen the brand positioning and marketing goals for private enterprise, public service and non-profit organizations.
For over 20 years, writer Cameron Taylor has worked in conjunction with in-house marketing teams, design agencies, executive boards, and other creative industry professionals to deliver the clear messaging and strategic direction that clients need to reach and persuade their intended audience.
Though based in Peterborough, Ontario, Nerve Media is prepared to work with clients wherever they are located.