Cutting Food Waste by Half - A Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/2018-05-29-AFoodLossandWasteStrategyforCanada.pdfCutting Food Waste by Half - A Food Loss and Waste Strategy for CanadaThe National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) today released its updated National Food Waste Reduction Strategy for preventing food waste in Canada, sharing the report with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister and Environment and Climate Change Minister, to help inform the Government’s development of a Food Policy for Canada.2018-05-29T07:00:00Z
New Canadian Guidelines Around Food Donation Unveiled in an Effort to Reduce Food Wastehttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/2018-04-20-NewCanadianGuidelinesAroundFoodDonationsUnveiled.pdfNew Canadian Guidelines Around Food Donation Unveiled in an Effort to Reduce Food WasteThe National Zero Waste Council will today introduce new guidelines aimed at providing clarity and advice to the Canadian food industry and organizations across the country that are looking to donate or receive high quality nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste.2018-04-20T07:00:00Z
Case Study Shows Need for Increased Dialogue and Policy Around Compostables in Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/20180309-CaseStudyShowsNeedforIncreasedDialogueandPolicyAroundCompostablesinCanada.pdfCase Study Shows Need for Increased Dialogue and Policy Around Compostables in CanadaCompostable packaging is becoming increasingly common in Canada, but the results of a recent study by the National Zero Waste Council show that packaging manufacturers, governments and composting companies need to work more closely together if these materials are to reach their true circular economy potential.2018-03-09T08:00:00Z
Metro Vancouver Receives Clean50 and Clean16 Awardshttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/09-20-2017-MetroVancouverReceivesClean50andClean16Awards.pdfMetro Vancouver Receives Clean50 and Clean16 AwardsNational Zero Waste Council recognized by the Clean50 and Clean16 awards.2017-09-20T07:00:00Z
National Food Waste Reduction Strategy Could Dramatically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissionshttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/06-13-2017-NationalFoodWasteReductionStrategyReduceGHGEmissions.pdfNational Food Waste Reduction Strategy Could Dramatically Reduce Greenhouse Gas EmissionsA new study suggests Canada could cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with food waste by more than 60 per cent by 2030 if actions in a proposed nationwide food waste reduction strategy were implemented.2017-06-13T07:00:00Z
Three Canadian Companies Recognized for Outstanding Zero Waste Product Designhttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/03-31-2017-ThreeCanadianCompaniesRecognizedOutstandingZeroWasteProductDesign.pdfThree Canadian Companies Recognized for Outstanding Zero Waste Product DesignThe National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) today announced the addition of three companies – Lush Handmade Cosmetics, Shaw Industries Incorporated and Club Coffee – to an esteemed design portfolio that celebrates businesses on the forefront of Canada’s circular economy and zero waste movements. 2017-03-31T07:00:00Z
Canada's National Zero Waste Council Announces the Members of its Management Boardhttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/MediaRlease-2017NZWCBoardMembers.pdfCanada's National Zero Waste Council Announces the Members of its Management BoardThe National Zero Waste Council has announced the members of its 2017 Management Board.2016-11-09T08:00:00Z
National Food Waste Reduction Strategy Unveiled in Metro Vancouverhttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/MediaRelease-NationalFoodWasteReductionStrategyUnveiledinMetroVancouver.pdfNational Food Waste Reduction Strategy Unveiled in Metro VancouverThe National Zero Waste Council today announced a National Food Waste Reduction Strategy to combat climate change, reduce municipal disposal costs and improve community resiliency.2016-11-03T07:00:00Z
Federation of Canadian Municipalities backs call for federal tax incentive to prevent food wastehttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/NewsReleaseFCMTaxIncentiveOct11-2016.pdf Federation of Canadian Municipalities backs call for federal tax incentive to prevent food wasteAs cities across the United States back measures to prevent food waste, and momentum on this issue grows worldwide, municipalities across Canada have joined forces in calling for federal action on a specific measure aimed preventing food waste. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities approved a resolution, proposed by the National Zero Waste Council that calls on the federal government to introduce a tax incentive to boost donations by food retailers and restaurants of nutritious food.2016-10-11T07:00:00Z
New intel helps businesses transition to circular economyhttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdfNew intel helps businesses transition to circular economyToolkit shows how to close loops, avoid risks of unsustainable linear economy2016-07-15T07:00:00Z