RecycleSmart is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2022. This award recognizes the “top dawg” Canadian companies with 500 employees or less who demonstrate forward-thinking human resource policies. Check out the full list of employers here: Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers 2022
As one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, RecycleSmart has grown from 40 team members in 2020 to 92 team members as of April 2022. This dedicated team lives the RecycleSmart values of Drive, Sustainability, Collaboration, & Innovation delivered by this group of talented professionals across Canada. We leverage our purpose-driven team to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals to reduce waste and improve recycling program success.
To acknowledge the increasing importance of building and developing a high-performance team at RecycleSmart, the Human Resources team has evolved to become the People & Culture department. This new name reflects a more holistic focus on developing and enhancing the RecycleSmart team not just handling the traditional HR function.
People & Culture
Courtney Leong, Manager of People & Culture, is leading the charge to drive, collaborate and innovate the management of RecycleSmart’s most important asset, our team members. The People & Culture team works to empower RecycleSmart employees aka “Smartians” to continue their professional development on an annual basis. RecycleSmart has also undertaken a focused initiative to foster an inclusive workplace where all team members feel welcome and stand behind our RecycleSmart DEI (Diversity, Inclusivity, Equity) Statement.
RecycleSmart is proud to offer our Smartian team members a comprehensive benefits program that includes:
- 3 weeks of vacation from start of employment
- $750 Health Spending Account
- $900 Annual Professional Development Fund
- Hybrid Workplace with dog friendly office
- 16 hours of sponsored volunteer hours
About the Award
Now in its 9th year, Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers editorial recognizes the small and the medium enterprises (SMEs) that offer the nation’s top workplaces as well as human resources policies that are forward-thinking. Employers are evaluated by the eight criteria: Physical Workspace, Work Atmosphere & Social, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Vacation & Time Off, Employee Communications, Performance Management, Training & Skills Development and Community Involvement.