Calvin Lakhan, Ph.D

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Calvin Lakhan, Ph.D

Email: lakhanc[at]

Phone: 416-523-5164


Calvin LAKHAN, Ph.D, is currently co-investigator of the “Waste Wiki” project at York University (with Dr. Mark Winfield), a research project devoted to advancing understanding of waste management research and policy in Canada.

His research interests and expertise centre around evaluating the efficacy of municipal recycling initiatives and identifying determinants of consumer recycling behavior. Calvin has published more than 26 papers in academic journals and has a decade of experience working with a range of both public and private stakeholders in the waste sector. Calvin has also worked as both a policy planner for the Ministry of the Environment and as a consultant on projects for Stewardship Ontario, Multi-Material Stewardship Manitoba, Clorox, Club Coffee and more.