About Us

Ryse Solutions

Ryse Solutions is a producer responsibility organization. We work with our customers – producers, retailers, manufacturers and packaging suppliers – to help them understand and meet regulatory requirements. Our expertise and solution offerings expand across a range of materials including tires, waste electronics and electrical equipment, hard-to-recycle packaging and batteries. We offer our clients:

• Material collection and processing services, such as end-of-life product recycling, tracking and reporting to meet compliance obligations with regulations;

• Material tracking and reporting to, or on behalf of, our clients’ material recovery, compliance and chain-of-custody efforts;

• Advice on designing more recyclable and sustainable products and packaging; and,

• Services to confirm the recyclability of products and packaging in real-world settings by testing the products in our network of material recovery facilities and processing plants and ultimately in the end markets. 

Leadership

Gordon Day

Gordon Day has been spent the majority of his career developing solutions that improve business and environmental performance through circular economy principles. With more than 30 years of experience in recycling, waste diversion and producer responsibility, Gord has helped design, implement and manage a number of stewardship programs across the country. Over the past few years, Gord led the start-up and growth of a producer compliance practice covering blue box materials and the range of products such as tires, waste electronics and batteries for over 50 companies across Canada and the U.S.

Emmie Leung

Emmie Leung has been a driving force for waste management and recycling across Canada and the state of Michigan for more than four decades. Emmie’s accolades are a testament to her recognized dedication to the ongoing development and betterment of our industry. As the inspiring leader of a group of companies that now employ more than 1,100 people, Emmie has proven unstoppable in any economic climate and abundantly capable of developing and implementing creative and effective solutions that deliver low carbon, cost effective, and circular solutions.  

Carmelina Macario

Carmelina Macario has spent the majority of her career in the resource recovery sector, from energy, to natural resources and now the circular economy. With over 15 years of experience in policy and compliance, Carmelina began her time in the circular economy with Waste Diversion Ontario (now RPRA). Carmelina has played a role in taking legislation from paper to action by, building systems to help companies meet their compliance. As Manager of PRO services, she assists over 100 producers in understanding and navigating the complexities of the new circular economy regulatory framework in Ontario.

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WBE Canada

Ryse Solutions is proud to be certified and self-recognized as a Women's Business Enterprise through WBE Canada.

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Our diversity value

We recognize it is our diversity that creates innovation, promotes inclusivity, and producers better outcomes for our customers' changing needs.