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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
Unilever announces ambitious new commitments for a waste-free world https://www.unilever.com/news/news-and-features/Feature-article/2019/plastics-announcement.html, https://www.unilever.com/news/news-and-features/Feature-article/2019/plastics-announcement.htmlUnilever announces ambitious new commitments for a waste-free world <div class="ExternalClass0CB841773EDB46B2A81A37290AF72AC3"><p>We are committing to halve our use of virgin plastic in our packaging, and collect and process more plastic packaging than we sell… all by 2025.</p><br></div>2019-10-07T07:00:00Z
Completing the Picture: How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Changehttps://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/Completing_The_Picture_How_The_Circular_Economy-_Tackles_Climate_Change_V3_26_September.pdf, https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/Completing_The_Picture_How_The_Circular_Economy-_Tackles_Climate_Change_V3_26_September.pdfCompleting the Picture: How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass3B14E0255B2948C9AFC974A3A0FD3980"><p>​<em>Completing the Picture</em> highlights the indispensable role that the circular economy plays in tackling the climate crisis. It aims to demonstrate how circular economy principles and strategies significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. <br></p></div>2019-09-26T07:00:00Z
National Zero Waste Council Researching Relationship Between Food Waste and Packaginghttp://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/20190724-NZWCResearchingRelationshipBetweenFoodWasteandPackaging.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/20190724-NZWCResearchingRelationshipBetweenFoodWasteandPackaging.pdfNational Zero Waste Council Researching Relationship Between Food Waste and Packaging<div class="ExternalClassF38D72D43A444FD786A919F7A8A483A5"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The National Zero Waste Council has engaged Value Chain Management International (VCMI) to undertake new research exploring how food packaging affects the amount of food wasted along the Canadian supply chain.​​​</p></div>2019-07-24T07:00:00Z
Report: A Vision for a Circular Economy for Plastics in Canadahttps://institute.smartprosperity.ca/sites/default/files/report-circulareconomy-february14-final.pdf, https://institute.smartprosperity.ca/sites/default/files/report-circulareconomy-february14-final.pdfReport: A Vision for a Circular Economy for Plastics in Canada<div class="ExternalClassA1EB297DF4E546EC8DCD0EBE03AC382D"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​The Circular Economy Leadership Coalition released a report on the economic and environmental urgency of “closing the loop” on Canadian plastic waste. The report offers civic, provincial and federal policy makers five policy recommendations to reduce environmental damage and capture the economic value of Canada’s plastic waste. </p></div>2019-02-15T08:00:00Z
Walmart Canada makes milestone commitment to plastic waste reductionhttps://www.walmartcanada.ca/news/2019/01/23/walmart-canada-makes-milestone-commitment-to-plastic-waste-reduction, https://www.walmartcanada.ca/news/2019/01/23/walmart-canada-makes-milestone-commitment-to-plastic-waste-reductionWalmart Canada makes milestone commitment to plastic waste reduction<div class="ExternalClass2488EDBCCC0049D6993018E809480E98"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​​<span lang="EN-CA">Walmart Canada announced the Walmart Canada Charter on Plastics, a milestone commitment to reduce plastic waste across its operations. The announcement builds on Walmart Inc.’s 2016 commitment to have 100 per cent recyclable private brand packaging by 2025.</span></p></div>2019-01-23T08:00:00Z