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Canada Plastics Pact announces groundbreaking industry wide action plan to address plastic wastehttps://roadmap.plasticspact.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Press-Release-CPP-Roadmap-FINAL.pdf, Canada Plastics Pact announces groundbreaking industry wide action plan to address plastic wasteCanada Plastics Pact announces groundbreaking industry wide action plan to address plastic waste<div class="ExternalClassAD54821159374D88904B6B9BA8B2D0B3"><p>A new shared action plan will drive leading organizations across Canada as they build a circular economy for plastics packaging.</p><br></div>2021-10-21T07:00:00Z
Recycled Asphalt Pavement A Viable Option for Road Constructionhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210923-MediaRelease-RAPtoolkit.pdf, Recycled Asphalt Pavement A Viable Option for Road ConstructionRecycled Asphalt Pavement A Viable Option for Road Construction<div class="ExternalClassC883C1F6177D4656B46123041704665C"><p>Boosting recycled asphalt content in road construction offers significant environmental benefits while maintaining structural integrity, according to a pilot project by the City of Richmond and Lafarge Canada, and supported by the National Zero Waste Council.<br></p></div>2021-09-23T07:00:00Z
Council partners with WRAP in ground-breaking behaviour change researchhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210728-WalmartPressRelease.pdf, Walmart Press ReleaseCouncil partners with WRAP in ground-breaking behaviour change research<div class="ExternalClass95A2E44CEAA6476D8AB79D0B80E94334"><p>The Walmart Foundation has awarded a grant to WRAP, a leader in delivering behaviour change interventions, to develop new interventions to slash household food waste in the UK and Canada. National Zero Waste Council is happy to be the Canadian partner.<br></p></div>2021-07-28T07:00:00Z
New Initiative Helps Canadian Cities Embrace the Circular Economy http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210615-ccri-mediarelease-en.pdf, New Initiative Helps Canadian Cities Embrace the Circular Economy New Initiative Helps Canadian Cities Embrace the Circular Economy <div class="ExternalClass70CC18F0424B4D029C023F00DA5AB3FE"><p>​Fifteen local governments have been selected to participate in the Canadian Circular Cities & Regions Initiative’s (CCRI) Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Network, designed to promote job creation and sustainable practices in the post-pandemic economy.<br></p></div>2021-06-15T07:00:00Z
Recovering the Momentum of Reusables in Retail: Report https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/recovering-the-momentum-of-reusables-in-retail-report-852397287.html, Recovering the Momentum of Reusables in Retail: Report Recovering the Momentum of Reusables in Retail: Report <div class="ExternalClass97CE9FA551C2427A8CC63D17F8E71283"><p>​New research from the National Zero Waste Council, in collaboration with the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health, sheds light on the safe use of reusable items in retail settings during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br></p></div>2021-06-09T07:00:00Z
Turning Used Plastic Into New Opportunityhttps://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021ENV0037-000955, Turning Used Plastic Into New OpportunityTurning Used Plastic Into New Opportunity<div class="ExternalClass27C834EFB2BC4F369C188268574A0350"><p>​Turning plastics from old car batteries into new ones, developing artificial intelligence to sort plastics for recycling and supporting local micro-recycling facilities are among nine projects being funded under the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund.<br></p></div>2021-05-19T07:00:00Z
Twenty-four innovators advance to Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/05/twenty-four-innovators-advance-to-food-waste-reduction-challenge-semi-finals.html, https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/05/twenty-four-innovators-advance-to-food-waste-reduction-challenge-semi-finals.htmlTwenty-four innovators advance to Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals <div class="ExternalClassD688D401E9FD4A539BC2A80E42190601"><p>Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the 24 semi-finalists for Streams A and B of the $20-million Food Waste Reduction Challenge, an initiative under the Food Policy for Canada.<br></p> </div>2021-05-07T07:00:00Z
Food Waste Prevention Made Easy with 5 Intuitive Tips: Love Food Hate Waste Canada Launches New Food Waste Prevention Campaignhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210503-5WaysWithMediaRelease.pdf, 5 Ways With Food Waste Prevention Made Easy with 5 Intuitive Tips: Love Food Hate Waste Canada Launches New Food Waste Prevention Campaign<div class="ExternalClass6AEA4CC0F55B4ACE9D4112763E8F79AE"><p>The new Love Food Hate Waste Canada campaign, “5 Ways With”, aims to help Canadians rethink avoidable food waste from bread crusts and broccoli stalks to bruised apples and spouted potatoes.​<br></p></div>2021-05-03T07:00:00Z
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