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2020 Annual General Meeting – November 10, Annual General Meeting – November 10<div class="ExternalClass94CCC63B39F4432EA91A43D23C700F6F"><p><strong>AGM Date Change – Tuesday, November 1</strong><strong>0,12:00 to 2:00 pm (PST)</strong>. All Council members and supporters are invited to join the Management Board to hear about the Council’s 2020 activities and achievements, to meet the 2021 Management Board and then to participate in a Members Forum.</p></div>,
Zero Waste Conference 2020 - 10 Year Anniversary, http://www.zwc.caZero Waste Conference 2020 - 10 Year Anniversary<div class="ExternalClassCB35D9143E7D47EC9AD5EA446FB46862"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>This Nov 13, hear thought leaders and innovators from around the globe share their experiences in mobilizing for success in the circular economy. Register today!<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p></div>,
Building Deconstruction Capacity in BC, Deconstruction Capacity in BC<div class="ExternalClassDE796C2E575C47A9BC7507E028689201"><p>Deconstruction is an emerging practice that presents new opportunities within a carbon neutral circular economy. During this webinar you will hear from businesses working in deconstruction and how it's benefiting cities.</p></div>, & Demolition
Less Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste, Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste <div class="ExternalClass187C3FCAF9FC442894A33202CB8270FE"><p>Research findings suggest that there are ways to reduce GHG emissions from both food waste and packaging waste, ​ and that food requires sustainable packaging choices to avoid waste – in the supply chain and at home.</p></div>, waste
Circular Cities: A Scan of Global Approaches, Cities: A Scan of Global Approaches <div class="ExternalClass5302346F692A4127937DEF3924E5863E"><p>​​Learn how Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels and Glasgow have embraced the concept of circularity to advance prosperity while addressing resource scarcity and their own environmental impact. What can Canadian cities learn?</p></div>, Economy
Food Loss and Waste Standard Executive Summary, Loss and Waste Standard Executive Summary <div class="ExternalClass53E3C5B056CE4B54863B579F9AD29ED0"><p>​​The NZWC in collaboration with Recyc-Quebec and the World Resources Institute (WRI) have worked together to translate the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (aka FLW Standard). <br></p></div>, Waste


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Government of Canada launches Food Waste Reduction Challenge of Canada launches Food Waste Reduction Challenge<div class="ExternalClassB6760993C65E49A8BBE18F2531797C07"><p>​Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of  Agriculture and Agri-Food, launched the first two streams of the Government of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge, part of the Food Policy for Canada.<br></p></div>2020-11-19T08:00:00Z,
COVID-19 Driving Some Canadians to Waste Less Food Driving Some Canadians to Waste Less Food<div class="ExternalClass3DB0D6A9FCF54507BF9F175E774A5635"><p>​​A new nation-wide survey shows that some Canadians are wasting less food while COVID-19 public health measures have been in place. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, delivered by the National Zero Waste Council in conjunction with its campaign partners, worked with the Mustel Group to understand how food purchasing, storage, consumption and waste behaviours have changed since the introduction of quarantine and physical distancing measures.</p></div>2020-09-15T07:00:00Z, /media/releases/MediaReleases/20200915-Media_Release_-_LFHW.pdf
NZWC releases Less Food Loss and Waste, Less Packaging Waste report releases Less Food Loss and Waste, Less Packaging Waste report <div class="ExternalClass5243E2C439BE4C8D93AC55D09C5EF1E1"><p>Paper or plastic? Glass or tin? Or no packaging at all? A new research report from the National Zero Waste Council reveals the relationships between food waste, packaging and GHG emissions. </p><br></div>2020-06-02T07:00:00Z,
Canada publishes comprehensive review confirming threat of plastic pollution publishes comprehensive review confirming threat of plastic pollution<div class="ExternalClassBF112EB2068C4588A5783E1BB96C7F51"><p>The purpose of this report is to summarize the current state of the science regarding the potential impacts of plastic pollution on the environment and human health, as well as to guide future research and inform decision-making on plastic pollution in Canada</p><br></div>2020-01-30T08:00:00Z Assessment Plastic Pollution.pdf, Assessment Plastic Pollution.pdf


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604 Trash It Trash It
Alberta Food Processors Association Food Processors Association
Bank & Vogue & Vogue
BC Bottle & Recycling Depot Association Bottle & Recycling Depot Association
British Columbia Ministry of Environment Columbia Ministry of Environment
BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association Ready-Mixed Concrete Association
Bokashi Living Living
Brantwood consulting consulting
Brewers Recycled Container Collection Council Recycled Container Collection Council
City of Calgary of Calgary
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Manufacturers & Exporters
Carton Council Council
Catalyst Agri-Innovation Society Agri-Innovation Society
CHEP Canada Canada
CIAL Group Group
Circular Supply Chains Inc. Supply Chains Inc.
City of Burnaby of Burnaby
City of North Vancouver of North Vancouver
City of Richmond of Richmond
City of Saskatoon of Saskatoon
City of Vancouver of Vancouver
City of Port Coquitlam of Port Coquitlam
Clean Foundation Foundation
CMHC Granville Island Granville Island
Town of Cochrane of Cochrane
Communauté métropolitaine de Montréalé métropolitaine de Montréal
Canadian Plastics Industry Association Plastics Industry Association
Construction Resource Initiatives Council Resource Initiatives Council
Dan's Legacy's Legacy
Delphi Group Group
Diabetes Canada Canada
ECO Guardian Guardian
EcoMed Services Services
EcoZero (an EarthWorks Recycling Company) (an EarthWorks Recycling Company)
Elements Society Society
ETHIK Boutique & eco-design hub Boutique & eco-design hub
Food Banks Canada Banks Canada

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