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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 2020 - 10 Year Anniversaryhttp://www.zwc.ca, http://www.zwc.caZero Waste Conference 2020 - 10 Year Anniversary<div class="ExternalClassCB35D9143E7D47EC9AD5EA446FB46862"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span>This Nov 13, hear thought leaders and innovators from around the globe share their experiences in mobilizing for success in the circular economy. Register today!<span aria-hidden="true"></span></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
Food Loss and Waste Standard Executive Summary http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/FLW_Standard_Exec_Summary_final_2016.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/FLW_Standard_Exec_Summary_final_2016.pdfFood Loss and Waste Standard Executive Summary <div class="ExternalClass53E3C5B056CE4B54863B579F9AD29ED0"><p>​​The NZWC in collaboration with Recyc-Quebec and the World Resources Institute (WRI) have worked together to translate the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (aka FLW Standard). <br></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/FoodLossandWasteStandardExecutiveSummary.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/FoodLossandWasteStandardExecutiveSummary.jpgFood Waste
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/LessFoodLossWaste.jpg, http://web.nzwc.ca/PublishingImages/LessFoodLossWaste.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

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"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
National Zero Waste Council Welcomes 2021 Management Boardhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=32National Zero Waste Council Welcomes 2021 Management Board<div class="ExternalClassA4A9727DCAE04560A2DA92FD6C204C88"><p>The Chair of the National Zero Waste Council, Malcolm Brodie, is pleased to announce the Council's 2021 Management Board. The Board welcomes a strong team of influential circular economy and waste prevention leaders. <br></p></div>2021-01-07T08:00:00Zhttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210107-NZWCWelcomes2021ManagementBoard.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/MediaReleases/20210107-NZWCWelcomes2021ManagementBoard.pdf
Government of Canada launches Food Waste Reduction Challengehttp://www.nzwc.ca/media/releases/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=31Government of Canada launches Food Waste Reduction Challenge<div class="ExternalClassB6760993C65E49A8BBE18F2531797C07"><p>​Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of  Agriculture and Agri-Food, launched the first two streams of the Government of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge, part of the Food Policy for Canada.<br></p></div>2020-11-19T08:00:00Zhttps://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-launches-food-waste-reduction-challenge.html, https://www.canada.ca/en/agriculture-agri-food/news/2020/11/government-of-canada-launches-food-waste-reduction-challenge.html

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Construction Resource Initiatives Councilhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=39&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersConstruction Resource Initiatives Council
Recovering Recyclableshttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=102&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersRecovering Recyclables
Ville de Gatineauhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=115&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersVille de Gatineau
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
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
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
ECO Guardianhttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=47&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersECO Guardian
Ecoinspirehttp://www.nzwc.ca/about/membership/Members/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=48&RootFolder=/about/membership/MembersEcoinspire


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