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Big squeeze, huge opportunityBig squeeze, huge opportunity<div class="ExternalClassE13D0598F54045A09DB82D92CF3D03A8"><p>​In our latest Circular blog, Alan Blake, Executive Director of PAC NEXT, looks at the major challenge and huge opportunities in squeezing waste out product design and packaging.</p></div>https://nzwcblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/squeezing-waste-of-products-and-packaging-major-challenge-huge-opportunity/, https://nzwcblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/squeezing-waste-of-products-and-packaging-major-challenge-huge-opportunity/http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/squeeze.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/squeeze.jpg
Register now for Conference, Nov. 3Register now for Conference, Nov. 3<div class="ExternalClassC286685CB98344D0AC0248D2F54CFA9D"><p>The 2016 Zero Waste Conference features, among others, keynote speaker Neri Oxman, architect, designer and MIT Associate Professor, whose research group is pioneering ways that products, including buildings, can be created from nature and embedded in natural cycles. </p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/Pages/index.aspx, Zero Waste Conference 2016http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/NeriOxmanTEDTalk.jpg, Neri Oxman
Circular Economy Business ToolkitCircular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClass08FB3F4E5ECC49939A2AFFBE4D5AB131"><p>​This Toolkit focuses on business strategy, design innovation and stakeholder engagement to provide a practical how-to guide for companies, large and small, to leap out of the linear “take-make-waste” economy,<em> future-proof </em>their firms and reap the dividends.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularEconomyBusinessToolkit.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularEconomyBusinessToolkit.pdfhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.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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AGM, Vancouver, Nov.4th : Members register hereAGM, Vancouver, Nov.4th : Members register here<div class="ExternalClassB3E142379EA742F7A6B6589C12247E9C"><p>July 28, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Pages/AGMRegistration.aspx, Council Members and Supporters are encouraged to attend this informative morning meeting, which includes an update on activities and the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair.
Council submission to the Federal Government on how a national Food Waste Reduction Strategy could help deliver on Canada's commitment to reduce GHGsCouncil submission to the Federal Government on how a national Food Waste Reduction Strategy could help deliver on Canada's commitment to reduce GHGs<div class="ExternalClass40AE8422AD774CA4A870C9B93FDCF304"><p>July 18, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf
News release for launch of Circular Economy Business ToolkitNews release for launch of Circular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClass04BD020047F44278928DBD0C0AC640AF"><p>July 15, 2016​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf
Council submission to the Federal Sustainable Development StrategyCouncil submission to the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy<div class="ExternalClass3BA99E1166574528B9949EE8360B4E7C"><p>​June 24, 2016</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCResponsetotheFederalSustainableDevelopmentStrategy.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/NZWCResponsetotheFederalSustainableDevelopmentStrategy.pdf
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/


 

 

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