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Canada Plastics Pact, Web pageCanada Plastics Pact<div class="ExternalClassF4182A93B71F4356A2924783BE1E7E88">​The Canada Plastics Pact brings together businesses, policymakers, and NGOs, that will unite through their shared ambition, combined expertise, collaboration and cooperation, to create national solutions to address plastic packaging waste.<p></p></div>, Thumbnail
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>,
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
Less Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste, Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste <div class="ExternalClass187C3FCAF9FC442894A33202CB8270FE"><p>In fall 2020, the NZWC and project collaborators hosted three national forums that explored solutions to reducing waste at the intersection of food and packaging. <br></p></div>, waste
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


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"Everyone at the Table": Minister Bibeau announces members of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council"Everyone at the Table": Minister Bibeau announces members of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council <div class="ExternalClass78E7F7B464164C22B92EDFA0473D7A53"><p>Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the membership of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, a central component of the Food Policy for Canada.<br></p></div>2021-02-19T08:00:00Z,
Canada Plastics Pact Launches to Tackle Plastics Pollution with Innovative Solutions Plastics Pact Launches to Tackle Plastics Pollution with Innovative Solutions <div class="ExternalClass7F4B7D77108C4C71919107678A54D913"><p>Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic waste fundamentally changed: the Canada Plastics Pact launched to end plastic waste and pollution. The Pact brings together key players to collectively work towards ambitious 2025 goals that they could never achieve on their own.</p></div>2021-01-27T08:00:00Z, Webpate
National Zero Waste Council Welcomes 2021 Management Board Zero Waste Council Welcomes 2021 Management Board<div class="ExternalClassA4A9727DCAE04560A2DA92FD6C204C88"><p>The Chair of the National Zero Waste Council, Malcolm Brodie, is pleased to announce the Council's 2021 Management Board. The Board welcomes a strong team of influential circular economy and waste prevention leaders. <br></p></div>2021-01-07T08:00:00Z,
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,


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Construction Resource Initiatives Council Resource Initiatives Council
Recovering Recyclables Recyclables
Ville de Gatineau de Gatineau
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 Edmonton of Edmonton
City of Toronto of Toronto
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
Dan's Legacy's Legacy
Delphi Group Group
Diabetes Canada Canada
ECO Guardian Guardian

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