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Preventing Waste at its Source Could Profoundly Benefit Canada's Environment and Economy: Reporthttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210310-PreventingWasteAtItsSourceMediaRelease.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210310-PreventingWasteAtItsSourceMediaRelease.pdfPreventing Waste at its Source Could Profoundly Benefit Canada's Environment and Economy: Report<div class="ExternalClass557575BD930647C89153364AA121FB99"><p>Implementing waste prevention strategies in a handful of Canadian sectors could create tens of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue, while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste each year, according to a new report released today by the National Zero Waste Council.<br></p></div>2021-03-10T08:00:00Z
"Everyone at the Table": Minister Bibeau announces members of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/02/everyone-at-the-table-minister-bibeau-announces-members-of-the-canadian-food-policy-advisory-council.html, https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/02/everyone-at-the-table-minister-bibeau-announces-members-of-the-canadian-food-policy-advisory-council.html"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 https://plasticspact.ca/canada-plastics-pact-launches-to-tackle-plastics-pollution-with-innovative-solutions/, WebpateCanada 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
PAC Launches PIP360 Packaging Innovation Pathway Circularity Benchmarking Toolhttps://www.pac.ca/ePromos/promos/pac2059/pac2059_PAC-PIP360_PressRelease.html, https://www.pac.ca/ePromos/promos/pac2059/pac2059_PAC-PIP360_PressRelease.htmlPAC Launches PIP360 Packaging Innovation Pathway Circularity Benchmarking Tool<div class="ExternalClass166FE64E64D94C06B240B5461AD069F6"><p>​PAC Packaging Consortium announces the launch of the Packaging Innovation Pathway to Circularity (PIP360) Benchmarking tool to support industry needs. The PIP360 tool and database have been developed in collaboration with more than 30 industry stakeholders.<br></p></div>2021-01-21T08:00:00Z
National Zero Waste Council Welcomes 2021 Management Boardhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210107-NZWCWelcomes2021ManagementBoard.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210107-NZWCWelcomes2021ManagementBoard.pdfNational 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 Challengehttps://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-launches-food-waste-reduction-challenge.html, https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-launches-food-waste-reduction-challenge.htmlGovernment 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 Foodhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20200915-Media_Release_-_LFHW.pdf, /media/releases/MediaReleases/20200915-Media_Release_-_LFHW.pdfCOVID-19 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
NZWC releases Less Food Loss and Waste, Less Packaging Waste report http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20200602-FoodLossandWasteAnsweringthePackagingQuestion.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20200602-FoodLossandWasteAnsweringthePackagingQuestion.pdfNZWC 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 pollutionhttps://www.canada.ca/content/dam/eccc/documents/pdf/pded/plastic-pollution/Science Assessment Plastic Pollution.pdf, https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/eccc/documents/pdf/pded/plastic-pollution/Science Assessment Plastic Pollution.pdfCanada 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
First annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment progress report publishedhttps://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/news/first-annual-new-plastics-economy-global-commitment-progress-report-published, https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/news/first-annual-new-plastics-economy-global-commitment-progress-report-publishedFirst annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment progress report published<div class="ExternalClass135EF9F84AA04D98B0C10A3DF8C1A039"><p>The report provides an unprecedented level of transparency on how almost 200 businesses and governments are reshaping the plastics system.</p><br></div>2019-10-23T07:00:00Z