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Big squeeze, huge opportunityBig squeeze, huge opportunity<div class="ExternalClassE13D0598F54045A09DB82D92CF3D03A8"><p>​In our latest Circular blog, Alan Blake, Executive Director of PAC NEXT, looks at the major challenge and huge opportunities in squeezing waste out product design and packaging.</p></div>https://nzwcblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/squeezing-waste-of-products-and-packaging-major-challenge-huge-opportunity/, https://nzwcblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/squeezing-waste-of-products-and-packaging-major-challenge-huge-opportunity/http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/squeeze.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/squeeze.jpg
Register now for Conference, Nov. 3Register now for Conference, Nov. 3<div class="ExternalClassC286685CB98344D0AC0248D2F54CFA9D"><p>The 2016 Zero Waste Conference features, among others, keynote speaker Neri Oxman, architect, designer and MIT Associate Professor, whose research group is pioneering ways that products, including buildings, can be created from nature and embedded in natural cycles. </p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/Pages/index.aspx, Zero Waste Conference 2016http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/NeriOxmanTEDTalk.jpg, Neri Oxman
Circular Economy Business ToolkitCircular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClass938D9339780D48ED9D7953C8055B8621"><p> This Toolkit, now available in French and English, focuses on business strategy, design innovation and stakeholder engagement to provide a how-to guide for companies, large and small, to future-proof their firms in the circular economy—and reap the dividends. <a href="/Documents/ER_CircularEconomyBusinessToolkit_V2_FR.pdf" target="_blank">Version française</a></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularEconomyBusinessToolkit.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularEconomyBusinessToolkit.pdfhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.jpg

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Enterra Feed Corporationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/CaseStudies/EnterraFeed.pdfEnterra Feed Corporation#9e0b0fEnterra diverts recycled food products and converts it into ingredients for food production.http://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/PublishingImages/EnterraFeed.jpg, Featured Photo
Rent frock Repeathttp://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/CaseStudies/RentFrockRepeat.pdfRent frock Repeat#d1d3d4Rent frock Repeat offers members designer dress rentals through its e-commerce site as an alternative to purchasing expensive dresses that are rarely used. http://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/PublishingImages/RentFrockRepeat.jpg, Featured Photo

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AGM, Vancouver, Nov.4th : Members register hereAGM, Vancouver, Nov.4th : Members register here<div class="ExternalClassB3E142379EA742F7A6B6589C12247E9C"><p>July 28, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Pages/AGMRegistration.aspx, Council Members and Supporters are encouraged to attend this informative morning meeting, which includes an update on activities and the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair.
Council submission to the Federal Government on how a national Food Waste Reduction Strategy could help deliver on Canada's commitment to reduce GHGsCouncil submission to the Federal Government on how a national Food Waste Reduction Strategy could help deliver on Canada's commitment to reduce GHGs<div class="ExternalClass40AE8422AD774CA4A870C9B93FDCF304"><p>July 18, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf
News release for launch of Circular Economy Business ToolkitNews release for launch of Circular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClass04BD020047F44278928DBD0C0AC640AF"><p>July 15, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf
Council submission to the Federal Sustainable Development StrategyCouncil submission to the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy<div class="ExternalClass3BA99E1166574528B9949EE8360B4E7C"><p>​June 24, 2016</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCResponsetotheFederalSustainableDevelopmentStrategy.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCResponsetotheFederalSustainableDevelopmentStrategy.pdf
Canada's Open Source Circular Economy Day, June 11, Vancouver, part of a global hackathonCanada's Open Source Circular Economy Day, June 11, Vancouver, part of a global hackathon<div class="ExternalClass560F33A6A9404A42A1281E6C38A418A6"><p>In advance of summary report, <a href="https://youtu.be/X6oPPV_iHvQ" target="_blank">raw footage</a> <br>June 11, 2016</p></div>https://oscedays.org/vancouver-2016/, https://oscedays.org/vancouver-2016/
Toronto Globe and Mail story by John Lorinc about Canada’s emerging circular economy, quoting Council Chair and membersToronto Globe and Mail story by John Lorinc about Canada’s emerging circular economy, quoting Council Chair and members<div class="ExternalClass4604FFE705884ECCAD9A5D7838B0C86E"><p>​April 27, 2016</p></div>http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/design/one-companys-trash-is-anothers-trade/article29768439/, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/design/one-companys-trash-is-anothers-trade/article29768439/


 

 

Abeegohttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/AbeegoAbeego<div class="ExternalClassF15677604B4443178C211EA6875C6E5C"><div>​Abeego uses an old world recipe of all-natural materials to create a reusable replacement for your plastic cling wrap. A combination of hemp, organic cotton, organic jojoba oil and beeswax.</div></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/abeego-600x600.jpg, Portfolio imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/abeego-small.jpg, small
Interface Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/InterfaceInterface Canada<div class="ExternalClassEE60703D10804E76BED90EC7349BFA2C">​Interface is a global company creating modular carpet tiles made using upcycled nylon. Their carpet tiles are easily replaceable and feature an innovative lock system that allows them to be moved between locations.<br><br></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/interface_600x600.jpg, Portfolio imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/interface_small.jpg, small
Our Paper Lifehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/OurPaperLifeOur Paper Life<div class="ExternalClass4E8A307D964C42BF8FBAAED6968CF57C">​Our Paper Life uses simple, recyclable cardboard to construct high impact displays and furniture. Their products are reusable and fully recyclable throughout Canada. </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/OurPaperLife_600x600.jpg, Portfolio imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/OurPaperLife_small.jpg, small