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Waste Prevention: Environmental and Economic Benefits for Canada http://www.nzwc.ca/about/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
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, Thumbnail
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
Circular Cities: A Scan of Global Approaches http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularCitiesScanSummaryReport.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/CircularCitiesScanSummaryReport.pdfCircular Cities: A Scan of Global Approaches <div class="ExternalClass5302346F692A4127937DEF3924E5863E"><p>​​Learn how Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels and Glasgow have embraced the concept of circularity to advance prosperity while addressing resource scarcity and their own environmental impact. What can Canadian cities learn?</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/CircularCities-GlobalApproaches.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/CircularCities-GlobalApproaches.jpgCircular Economy
Less Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste http://www.nzwc.ca/events/less-flw-packaging/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.nzwc.ca/events/less-flw-packaging/Pages/default.aspxLess Food Loss & Waste, Less Packaging Waste <div class="ExternalClass187C3FCAF9FC442894A33202CB8270FE"><p>In fall 2020, the NZWC and project collaborators hosted three national forums that explored solutions to reducing waste at the intersection of food and packaging. <br></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/FLWpackagingReport-1.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/FLWpackagingReport-1.jpgFood waste
Building Deconstruction Capacity in BChttp://www.nzwc.ca/events/building-deconstruction-capacity-2020/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.nzwc.ca/events/building-deconstruction-capacity-2020/Pages/default.aspxBuilding Deconstruction Capacity in BC<div class="ExternalClassDE796C2E575C47A9BC7507E028689201"><p>Deconstruction is an emerging practice that presents new opportunities within a carbon neutral circular economy. During this webinar you will hear from businesses working in deconstruction and how it's benefiting cities.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/events/PublishingImages/DeconstructionWebinar.png, http://www.nzwc.ca/events/PublishingImages/DeconstructionWebinar.pngConstruction & Demolition
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

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Preventing Waste at its Source Could Profoundly Benefit Canada's Environment and Economy: Reporthttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=35Preventing Waste at its Source Could Profoundly Benefit Canada's Environment and Economy: Report<div class="ExternalClass557575BD930647C89153364AA121FB99"><p>Implementing waste prevention strategies in a handful of Canadian sectors could create tens of thousands of jobs and billions in revenue, while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and waste each year, according to a new report released today by the National Zero Waste Council.<br></p></div>2021-03-10T08:00:00Zhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210310-PreventingWasteAtItsSourceMediaRelease.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210310-PreventingWasteAtItsSourceMediaRelease.pdf
"Everyone at the Table": Minister Bibeau announces members of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=34"Everyone at the Table": Minister Bibeau announces members of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council <div class="ExternalClass78E7F7B464164C22B92EDFA0473D7A53"><p>Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the membership of the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council, a central component of the Food Policy for Canada.<br></p></div>2021-02-19T08:00:00Zhttps://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/02/everyone-at-the-table-minister-bibeau-announces-members-of-the-canadian-food-policy-advisory-council.html, https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2021/02/everyone-at-the-table-minister-bibeau-announces-members-of-the-canadian-food-policy-advisory-council.html
Canada Plastics Pact Launches to Tackle Plastics Pollution with Innovative Solutions http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=33Canada Plastics Pact Launches to Tackle Plastics Pollution with Innovative Solutions <div class="ExternalClass7F4B7D77108C4C71919107678A54D913"><p>Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic waste fundamentally changed: the Canada Plastics Pact launched to end plastic waste and pollution. The Pact brings together key players to collectively work towards ambitious 2025 goals that they could never achieve on their own.</p></div>2021-01-27T08:00:00Zhttps://plasticspact.ca/canada-plastics-pact-launches-to-tackle-plastics-pollution-with-innovative-solutions/, Webpate
PAC Launches PIP360 Packaging Innovation Pathway Circularity Benchmarking Toolhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=36PAC Launches PIP360 Packaging Innovation Pathway Circularity Benchmarking Tool<div class="ExternalClass166FE64E64D94C06B240B5461AD069F6"><p>​PAC Packaging Consortium announces the launch of the Packaging Innovation Pathway to Circularity (PIP360) Benchmarking tool to support industry needs. The PIP360 tool and database have been developed in collaboration with more than 30 industry stakeholders.<br></p></div>2021-01-21T08:00:00Zhttps://www.pac.ca/ePromos/promos/pac2059/pac2059_PAC-PIP360_PressRelease.html, https://www.pac.ca/ePromos/promos/pac2059/pac2059_PAC-PIP360_PressRelease.html

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Ville de Gatineauhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=115&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersVille de Gatineau
Tru Earthhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=148&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersTru Earth
SPUD.cahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=149&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersSPUD.ca
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
Connectivitywerxhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=41&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersConnectivitywerx
Dan's Legacyhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=42&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersDan's Legacy
Dellhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=43&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersDell
Delphi Grouphttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=44&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersDelphi Group
Diabetes Canadahttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=45&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersDiabetes Canada
ECODAShttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=46&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersECODAS


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