Meg Sears

Chair of Prevent Cancer Now
Website:Prevent Cancer Now

Meg Sears trained in (bio)chemical engineering and applied chemistry. Her interests include environmental and public health, and least-toxic approaches for law and policy. She was a founding member of the Wetlands Preservation Group of West Carleton, Coalition for a Healthy Ottawa, and Waste Watch Ottawa. She chairs Prevent Cancer Now.

How are you currently involved in community-campus partnerships for teaching, research or otherwise?

Waste Watch Ottawa is currently collaborating with uOttawa Master’s students on a waste diversion research project. WWO collaborated with a previous group, reporting on Ottawa’s lacklustre waste diversion and Ontario best practices. Meg previously worked with Algonquin students developing a website, and uOttawa students on environmental reporting projects.