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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
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
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
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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Plant Plus Plus
Provision Coalition Coalition
Recycling Council of Alberta Council of Alberta
Recycling Council of BC Council of BC
Recovering Recyclables Recyclables
Recycling Alternative Alternative
Retail Council of Canada Council of Canada
Ridge Meadows Recycling Society Meadows Recycling Society
The Salvation Army Thrift Store Salvation Army Thrift Store
Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council Waste Reduction Council
City of Saskatoon of Saskatoon
Second Harvest Harvest
Shaw Contract Group Contract Group
Small Business BC Business BC
Strathcona BIA BIA
Stuart Olson Olson
SWANA Pacific Chapter - BC & Yukon Pacific Chapter - BC & Yukon
Toronto and Region Conservation for the Living City and Region Conservation for the Living City
Township of Langley of Langley
Thompson Rivers University Rivers University
Value Village Village
Vancouver Aquarium Aquarium
Vancouver Board of Education Board of Education
Village of Burns Lake of Burns Lake
Ville de Lévis de Lévis
Virtue Canada Canada
Walmart Canada Canada
Waste Collective Collective
Wentworth Technologies Technologies
Zero Waste Victoria Waste Victoria
604 Trash It Trash It
Alberta Food Processors Association Food Processors Association
Bank & Vogue & Vogue
BC Bottle & Recycling Depot Association Bottle & Recycling Depot Association

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