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New webinar date: By Design: Waste prevention and textilesNew webinar date: By Design: Waste prevention and textiles<div class="ExternalClass373F600166094F0796020ACA578E5973"><p>Join us Wed., July 20th, 9:00am--10:00am PST (Noon-1:00pm EST) for this much anticipated discussion with industry expert on extending the life of garments, textile reuse and the growing ROI in efficiently tailored clothing that lasts.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/webinars, http://www.nzwc.ca/webinarshttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/sanscousie-large.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/sanscousie-large.jpg
Webinar Recording: Implementing a Circular Business StrategyWebinar Recording: Implementing a Circular Business Strategy<div class="ExternalClass039EDA622CB84D41AFF47A3C0C00BA8D"><div><p>This video and audio recording of the June 15 webinar offers practical tips from innovators at TerraCycle, Dell and Caterpillar, together with the latest guidance from the Council’s Circular Economy Business Toolkit, by business strategist Coro Strandberg. </p><p><a href="http://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/p6wjv7vc749/">Webinar Video</a><br><a href="/webinars/WebinarFiles/ImplementingCircularBusinessStrategy-WebinarAudio.mp3">Audio recording of webinar</a></p></div></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/webinars#circularbusiness, Webinarhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Loop.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Loop.jpg
Circular Circular <div class="ExternalClass808995D7A7774E958EF549A6113A2A2A"><p>Our latest Circular blog, by Tony Shumpert of Value Village, reveals the naked truth about textiles waste and sets the scene for a Textile Reuse Summit for business and municipal leaders, June 21 in Toronto, co-hosted by our Council and the latest stop in a timely <a href="https://www.savers.com/rethinkreuse" target="_blank">Rethink Reuse</a> campaign.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/blog, http://www.nzwc.ca/bloghttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/textilessummitphoto.jpg, Textiles

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Enterra Feed Corporationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/CaseStudies/EnterraFeed.pdfEnterra Feed Corporation#9e0b0fEnterra diverts recycled food products and converts it into ingredients for food production.http://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/PublishingImages/EnterraFeed.jpg, Featured Photo
Rent frock Repeathttp://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/CaseStudies/RentFrockRepeat.pdfRent frock Repeat#d1d3d4Rent frock Repeat offers members designer dress rentals through its e-commerce site as an alternative to purchasing expensive dresses that are rarely used. http://www.nzwc.ca/circular-economy/case-studies/PublishingImages/RentFrockRepeat.jpg, Featured Photo

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Canada's Open Source Circular Economy Day, June 11, Vancouver, part of a global hackathonCanada's Open Source Circular Economy Day, June 11, Vancouver, part of a global hackathon<div class="ExternalClass560F33A6A9404A42A1281E6C38A418A6"><p>In advance of summary report, <a href="https://youtu.be/X6oPPV_iHvQ" target="_blank">raw footage</a> <br>June 11, 2016</p></div>https://oscedays.org/vancouver-2016/, https://oscedays.org/vancouver-2016/
Toronto Globe and Mail story by John Lorinc about Canada’s emerging circular economy, quoting Council Chair and membersToronto Globe and Mail story by John Lorinc about Canada’s emerging circular economy, quoting Council Chair and members<div class="ExternalClass4604FFE705884ECCAD9A5D7838B0C86E"><p>​April 27, 2016</p></div>http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/design/one-companys-trash-is-anothers-trade/article29768439/, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/design/one-companys-trash-is-anothers-trade/article29768439/
Eco Fashion Week (Canada), Collective Conversation, videos, featuring with innovators from Fluevog, Value Village, Levis, among othersEco Fashion Week (Canada), Collective Conversation, videos, featuring with innovators from Fluevog, Value Village, Levis, among others<div class="ExternalClass48155C2E10954A2B9165B03B15DF6DE6"><p>​April 13, 2016</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/livestream/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.nzwc.ca/livestream/Pages/default.aspx
London Guardian Highlights National Zero Waste Council, among finalists for World Economic Forum Circular Awards, DavosLondon Guardian Highlights National Zero Waste Council, among finalists for World Economic Forum Circular Awards, Davos<div class="ExternalClass8875D132B1734C15ACB8EFB42857E39C"><p>​January 20, 2016</p></div>http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/jan/20/circular-economy-award-finalists-davos-airbnb-for-cars-canada-food-waste, http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/jan/20/circular-economy-award-finalists-davos-airbnb-for-cars-canada-food-waste
Toronto Globe and Mail article about National Zero Waste Council at Globe 2016 business SummitToronto Globe and Mail article about National Zero Waste Council at Globe 2016 business Summit<div class="ExternalClassA9EE5DC4A51B486B9F231622C6DB4D95"><p>​January 14, 2016</p></div>http://www.globeseries.com/media/GLOBE_2016_ Jan_14.pdf, http://www.globeseries.com/media/GLOBE_2016_ Jan_14.pdf


 

 

Sans Souciehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/Sans SoucieSans Soucie<div class="ExternalClass1011512F9F70425AA0A36A6E2A457020"><p>​Sans Soucie shines in the textile industry by exclusively sourcing 'waste' hosiery from manufacturers and transforming them into wearable zero waste garments. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/sanscousie-large.jpg, Portfolio imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/sanscousie-small.jpg, small
Keilhauerhttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/KeilhauerKeilhauer<div class="ExternalClass4ED81180F31F4CB99B399B66FC36214D"><p>Leather, felt, and steel make Keilhauer’s Felt lounge collection. The company aims for closed loop manufacturing, with minimal waste manufacturing techniques, adding value to their by-products, and easy instructions for disassembly.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/Keilhauer.jpg, Portfolio Imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/keilhauer-small.jpg, Small
Viva Healthcarehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/Viva HealthcareViva Healthcare<div class="ExternalClass0DBA930EB7A84C15BF1E5986F8001924"><div><p>Viva Healthcare is innovating in the personal care aisle by introducing a polypropylene (plastic #5) tube for your lotions and gels. Cutting waste throughout their production, they're pushing the next generation of healthcare products designed for zero waste.</p></div></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/viva-tube.jpg, Portfolio imagehttp://www.nzwc.ca/design/portfolio/ProductImages/viva-tube-small.jpg, small