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Waste Prevention: Environmental and Economic Benefits for Canada http://www.nzwc.ca/focus-areas/waste-prevention/Pages/default.aspx, LinkWaste Prevention: Environmental and Economic Benefits for Canada <div class="ExternalClassB9B55FB4B41541168632B8354A205160"><p>Recently released report articulates the environmental, social and economic benefits of implementing waste prevention interventions in six key sectors of the Canadian economy. </p><br></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/WastePreventionCover.jpg, PicWaste Prevention
A Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWC-FoodLossWasteStrategy.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWC-FoodLossWasteStrategy.pdfA Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada<div class="ExternalClassF18A5D3CEE3645D39491F06E1D4A8797"><p>The fight against food loss and waste calls for a systems approach to change that combines policy and practice. This strategy sets a framework for Canada to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. </p> <br> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/NZWC-FoodLossWasteStrategy-1.jpg, ThumbFood Waste
What's Your Superhabit? http://www.superhabits.ca, SuperhabitsWhat's Your Superhabit? <div class="ExternalClass5302346F692A4127937DEF3924E5863E"><p>Our small daily routines to reduce single-use items will save the day. The "Superhabits" campaign supports single-use item reduction across Metro Vancouver. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/Superhabit.jpg, Superhabit
Canada Plastics Pacthttps://plasticspact.ca/canada-plastics-pact-launches-to-tackle-plastics-pollution-with-innovative-solutions/, Web pageCanada Plastics Pact<div class="ExternalClassF4182A93B71F4356A2924783BE1E7E88">​The Canada Plastics Pact brings together businesses, policymakers, and NGOs, that will unite through their shared ambition, combined expertise, collaboration and cooperation, to create national solutions to address plastic packaging waste.<p></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/CanadaPlasticsPact.jpg, ThumbnailPlastics
Zero Waste Conference 2021http://www.zwc.ca, http://www.zwc.caZero Waste Conference 2021<div class="ExternalClassCB35D9143E7D47EC9AD5EA446FB46862"><p> This Oct 28, hear thought leaders and innovators from around the globe share their experiences in mobilizing for success in the circular economy.<br></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/zwc2020.jpg, http://web.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/zwc2020.jpgEvents
Opportunities for Reusables in Retail Settingshttp://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWC_OpportunitiesforReusablesinRetailReport.pdf, Opportunities for Reusables - Retail ReportOpportunities for Reusables in Retail Settings<div class="ExternalClass9ACD7FF3056C4CDBA877E180F7C48658"><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.</p><br></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/NZWCReusablesBanner.png, NZWC Reusables BannerProduct Design & Packaging
Seeking Examples of Circular Agriculture & Food Solutions in Canada https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8ovBNGT6H13iBJFWiupKCPIKYyltxBEKckmH6j_SmMTWUiQ/viewform, FormSeeking Examples of Circular Agriculture & Food Solutions in Canada <div class="ExternalClass187C3FCAF9FC442894A33202CB8270FE"><p>Building on A Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada, NZWC and collaborators are looking for examples of circular agriculture food solutions in Canada. Share your work by filling out a short form. <br></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/CircularFood.jpg, Circular FoodFood waste
Canadian Circular Cities and Regions Initiativehttps://canadiancircularcities.ca/Pages/default.aspx, Web pageCanadian Circular Cities and Regions Initiative<div class="ExternalClassD7003A3136DB4F7B9297719D7E054FEB"><p>The Canadian Circular Cities and Regions Initiative will advance circular economy knowledge and capacity among the Canadian local government sector.<br></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus-areas/PublishingImages/CCRI2.jpg, ThumbnailCircular Economy
Love Food Hate Waste https://lovefoodhatewaste.ca/, LFHWLove Food Hate Waste <div class="ExternalClass50821FA786DB4724ABFF1350A69461F7"><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.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/LFHWLogo.png, LFHWFood Waste

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World news


 

 

New Initiative Helps Canadian Cities Embrace the Circular Economy http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=41New 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>2021-06-15T07:00:00Zhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210615-ccri-mediarelease-en.pdf, New Initiative Helps Canadian Cities Embrace the Circular Economy
Recovering the Momentum of Reusables in Retail: Report http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=40Recovering 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>2021-06-09T07:00:00Zhttps://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/recovering-the-momentum-of-reusables-in-retail-report-852397287.html, Recovering the Momentum of Reusables in Retail: Report
Turning Used Plastic Into New Opportunityhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=39Turning 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>2021-05-19T07:00:00Zhttps://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021ENV0037-000955, Turning Used Plastic Into New Opportunity
Twenty-four innovators advance to Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finals http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=38Twenty-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>2021-05-07T07:00:00Zhttps://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.html

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COLLABORATIONS

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Ville de Gatineauhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=115&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersVille de Gatineau
One Earthhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=155&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersOne Earth
Ville de Lévishttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=116&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersVille de Lévis
Virtue Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=117&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersVirtue Canada
Walmart Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=118&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersWalmart Canada
Waste Collectivehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=119&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersWaste Collective
Wentworth Technologieshttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=120&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersWentworth Technologies
westcoast-reductionhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=121&RootFolder=/about/membership/Memberswestcoast-reduction
Zero Waste Victoriahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=142&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersZero Waste Victoria
604 Trash Ithttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4&RootFolder=/about/membership/Members604 Trash It
Alberta Food Processors Associationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=5&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersAlberta Food Processors Association
A&Whttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersA&W
BakerMcKenziehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=7&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBakerMcKenzie
Bank & Voguehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=139&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBank & Vogue
BASFhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=8&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBASF
Bast Fibre Technologieshttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=147&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBast Fibre Technologies
BC Bottle & Recycling Depot Associationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=9&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBC Bottle & Recycling Depot Association
British Columbia Ministry of Environmenthttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=10&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBritish Columbia Ministry of Environment
BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Associationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=11&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association
BNAChttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=12&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBNAC
Bokashi Livinghttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=13&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBokashi Living
Brantwood consultinghttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=14&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBrantwood consulting
Brewers Recycled Container Collection Councilhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBrewers Recycled Container Collection Council
BSIBiohttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBSIBio
Burnaby_Board_of_Tradehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersBurnaby_Board_of_Trade
City of Calgaryhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=17&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Calgary
Canadian Manufacturers & Exportershttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=18&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCanadian Manufacturers & Exporters
CanBIMhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=19&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCanBIM
Carton Councilhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=20&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCarton Council
Cascadeshttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=21&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCascades
Catalyst Agri-Innovation Societyhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=22&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCatalyst Agri-Innovation Society
CHEP Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=23&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCHEP Canada
ChopValuehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=146&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersChopValue
CIAL Grouphttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=24&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCIAL Group
Circular Supply Chains Inc.http://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=25&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCircular Supply Chains Inc.
City of Edmontonhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=26&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Edmonton
City of Torontohttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=27&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Toronto
City of Burnabyhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=28&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Burnaby
City of North Vancouverhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=29&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of North Vancouver
City of Richmondhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=30&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Richmond
City of Saskatoonhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=140&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Saskatoon
City of Vancouverhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=31&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Vancouver
City of Port Coquitlamhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=32&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCity of Port Coquitlam
Clean Foundationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=33&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersClean Foundation
CMHC Granville Islandhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=34&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCMHC Granville Island
Town of Cochranehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=35&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersTown of Cochrane
Communauté métropolitaine de Montréalhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=36&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCommunauté métropolitaine de Montréal
Canadian Plastics Industry Associationhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=37&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCanadian Plastics Industry Association
CraftGrainhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=38&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCraftGrain
CSA_Grouphttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=40&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersCSA_Group


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