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Circular Circular <div class="ExternalClass2BC1649FE1AF47839285A93B130615C5"><p>​In the second of our <em>Circular</em> blogs, Mike Layton, Toronto City Councillor and Co-lead of the NZWC's Food Working Group (left), looks at recent advances in preventing food waste in the US and Europe and how Canada can catch up – while doing the economy and environment a big favour.</p> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/blog, http://www.nzwc.ca/bloghttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Mike_Layton.jpg, Mike Layton
Eco Fashion Week Eco Fashion Week <div class="ExternalClass8CCBBA23F90B4C4681B8FDF85C50788F"><p> <em>Fear not, Zero-waste fashionistas</em>: if you missed the thought-provoking Collaborative Conversation with industry innovators from Levis and Value Village and John Fluevog, at Eco Fashion Week, Vancouver, Apr. 13th. You can now watch the video recordings.</p> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/livestream/Pages/default.aspx, watch videos herehttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/ecofashionWeek.jpg, pic
Tax Incentive for Food DonationsTax Incentive for Food Donations<div class="ExternalClassF14812DBA54E42D2A049FED235045003"><p>Major local governments from coast to coast – Halifax, Montreal, Metro Vancouver, for example – have formally backed the Council’s proposal for a federal tax incentive to encourage businesses to donate more nutritious food. This is one initiative in a much broader strategy to reduce food waste in Canada and provide major economic and environmental benefits.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/food/tax-incentive/Pages/default.aspx, more infohttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodWaste.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodWaste.jpg

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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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Open Source Circular Economy Days ​are billed as a global hack-a-thon connecting circular economy experts and innovators worldwide, Open Source Circular Economy Days ​are billed as a global hack-a-thon connecting circular economy experts and innovators worldwide, <div class="ExternalClassD24B0CCE3A884A00A30F86DF536D1477"> June 9-16, 2016</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
Toronto Metro News article on Council-led campaign for federal tax incentive, Food waste must end: LaytonToronto Metro News article on Council-led campaign for federal tax incentive, Food waste must end: Layton<div class="ExternalClass4D208244F4B4417099D99F56E87FD44B"><p>November 3, 2015</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/FoodWasteMotion_MetroNewspaper_Nov3_2015.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/FoodWasteMotion_MetroNewspaper_Nov3_2015.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