National Zero Waste Council

Canada united in the achievement of zero waste, now and for future generations

2018 NZWC AGM
November 7, 2018

The Council’s 2018 AGM will be on November 7 in Vancouver. Hear about what we accomplished and help plan for the future. All members and supporters are invited to participate.

Bringing together organizations to advance waste prevention in Canada.

A focus on waste prevention and on cross-sector collaboration uniquely positions the Council as an agent of change in Canada - driving innovation in the design, production and use of goods in support of a circular economy. By taking action on the factors that drive waste generation the Council is supporting a high quality of life, environmental sustainability and economy prosperity while consuming fewer resources and less energy.

 

 

Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada <div class="ExternalClassBF6DF1332C684C08A8FB880B44007899"><p>​<em>Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada </em>is the newly updated national strategy to tackle food waste. This report provides a series of recommendations that will help move Canada closer to cutting food waste in half by 2030. Cross-sector collaboration is critical, support for innovation in technology and community infrastructure is required, and a commitment to building community resiliency and market opportunities will be needed. </p> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/food/national-food-waste-strategy/Pages/default.aspx, Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodLossWasteStrategy.jpg, Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada
Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation ProgramsWorkshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programs<div class="ExternalClassE2A825A449274C5F9FFA71D6BA810756"><p>​<span lang="EN-US">FLW workshops in Quebec (Sep 25 – Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal), Ontario (Oct 17) and Alberta (Nov 21) help processors and manufacturers  build successful donation programs. Click here to register</span></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/events/effective-food-donation-programs-workshop/Pages/default.aspx, Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programshttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodDonation.jpg, Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programs
Launch of Circular Economy Leadership CoalitionLaunch of Circular Economy Leadership Coalition<div class="ExternalClassD7912643797E47018929EE770A3B26EB"><p>​The National Zero Waste Council is proud to be a founding member of the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition (CELC), announced at the G7 Environment Ministers meetings in Halifax by Catherine McKenna, Minister for Environment and Climate Change Canada on Sept. 20, 2018. The CELC is a national alliance of Canadian leaders working together to eliminate waste and accelerate the reductions of carbon emissions from the Canadian economy through the advancement of a circular economy.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/about/celc/, http://www.nzwc.ca/about/celc/http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/celc.jpg
Canadian Innovation ShowcaseCanadian Innovation Showcase<div class="ExternalClass15AFE01272CC470BABC225E681E7FBEA"><p>​The top four submissions in the Canadian Innovation Showcase - Bioastra Technologies, Pyroware, Soapstand and Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD) - were announced at the 2018 Zero Waste Conference held in Vancouver on November 8-9. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/canadian-innovation-showcase/Pages/default.aspx, Canadian Innovation Showcasehttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/CanadianInnovationShowcase270x200.jpg, Canadian Innovation Showcase

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada backing risk takers to solve challenges. Are you ready?Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada backing risk takers to solve challenges. Are you ready?<div class="ExternalClass2350F6BE512A4ED19CC1A5F6BF51EC80"><p>​<span lang="EN-CA">As the single largest purchaser of Canadian goods and services, the Government of Canada has a unique opportunity to support the growth of Canadian innovators and entrepreneurs.</span><span lang="EN-CA"> </span><span lang="EN">Through the <a href="https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/101.nsf/eng/h_00000.html" target="_blank">Innovative Solutions Canada program</a>, it’s partnering with eligible Canadian small businesses and facilitating the early development, testing and validation of prototypes, as well as preparing a pathway to commercialization.</span></p></div>https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/101.nsf/eng/h_00000.html, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada backing risk takers to solve challenges. Are you ready?2018-12-06T08:00:00Z
Canadian Environment Ministers Aim for Zero Plastic WasteCanadian Environment Ministers Aim for Zero Plastic Waste<div class="ExternalClass955C0101D9B84749A8803186F4F8385B"><p>​Ottawa, ON – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers have agreed to work collectively toward a common goal of zero plastic waste. To this end, they approved in principle a <a href="https://www.ccme.ca/en/current_priorities/waste/waste/strategy-on-zero-plastic-waste.html">Canada-wide strategy on zero plastic waste</a>, which outlines a vision to keep all plastics in the economy and out of the environment.</p></div>https://www.ccme.ca/en/whats_new/article.html?id=106, Canadian Environment Ministers Aim for Zero Plastic Waste2018-11-23T08:00:00Z
Major business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-freeMajor business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-free<div class="ExternalClass7D654093F98048B39B16064A10D2112C"><p>​The National Zero Waste Council has united with major businesses, NGOs and academic leaders to launch the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition calling for Canada to go waste-free while driving job creation and increased prosperity. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/20180920-CELCMediaRelease.pdf, Major business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-free2018-09-20T07:00:00Z

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