National Zero Waste Council

Canada united in the achievement of zero waste, now and for future generations

Bringing together organizations to advance waste prevention in Canada.

The National Zero Waste Council has united, among others, five of Canada’s largest metropolitan regions – Metro Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Edmonton – with key business and government leaders, academia and non-profit organizations in a call for national action and systems change to address waste generation.

 

 

Business Case for Zero Waste Design Webinar, Nov. 2016Business Case for Zero Waste Design Webinar, Nov. 2016<div class="ExternalClass78791388FCFB40379964AEAC3EAB6EF2"><p>This recording features innovative firms Nature's Path, Our Paper Life and Live for Tomorrow discussing the challenges and rewards of waste-busting--and fielding questions. </p></div>https://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/_a1125030597/p96frxqnecb/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal, Recording of webinarhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/OPL%20Cards%20Dec.2016%20v2.jpg, Image of OPL pop-up large cards
Collaborate with us in tackling food wasteCollaborate with us in tackling food waste<div class="ExternalClass5B458AFD94F845769D794C0F889F1B7C"><p>​It's a complex problem addressed by our multifaceted National Food Waste Reduction Strategy: Call for Collaboration and Action. Please read and respond!</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/food/national-food-waste-strategy/Documents/NZWCFoodWasteStrategy-CallforCollaboration.pdf, National Food Waste Reduction Strategy: Call for Collaboration and Actionhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/NationlaFWRS-v2.JPG, Cover of the above strategic document
Circular Economy Business ToolkitCircular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClass74C409E13734488180BE5DBF19EC5594"><p> This Toolkit, now available in French and English, focuses on business strategy, design innovation and stakeholder engagement to provide a how-to guide for companies, large and small, to future-proof their firms in the circular economy—and reap the dividends. </p> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/circular-economy/toolkit/Pages/default.aspx, http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/circular-economy/toolkit/Pages/default.aspxhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/Circular-Economy-Business-Toolkit_Cover.jpg
Interested in closing loops and boosting sustainability in the textile and fashion industry? Interested in closing loops and boosting sustainability in the textile and fashion industry? <div class="ExternalClass1A712190C2FB4679998797C3FE31FF53"><p> View recording of the July 20, 2016 webinar <strong>By Design: Waste Prevention and Reuse of textiles</strong>, featuring leading Canadian designers and innovators.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/videos/webinar/5, http://www.nzwc.ca/videos/webinar/5http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/sanscousie-large.jpg, http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/sanscousie-large.jpg

News and Events

 

 

New Management Board announcedNew Management Board announced<div class="ExternalClass6298E079FF0242EB8A6FFAB358D3A558"><p>​This news release lists the full, and richly diverse, membership of the National Zero Waste Council Board for 2017.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/MediaRlease-2017NZWCBoardMembers.pdf, News Release2016-11-04T07:00:00Z
Launch of National Food Waste Reduction Strategy Launch of National Food Waste Reduction Strategy <div class="ExternalClassB01A67F038CA4496AB051AFBAA6FAF77"><p>​Our news release, issued on the day of the launch, attracted national coverage in major print and broadcast media. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/MediaRelease-NationalFoodWasteReductionStrategyUnveiledinMetroVancouver.pdf, News release2016-11-03T07:00:00Z
Federation of Canadian Municipalities backs tax incentiveFederation of Canadian Municipalities backs tax incentive<div class="ExternalClass52F0B707E0484F898B143832355132A2"><p>​This news release announced the FCM's endorsement of the Council's proposal for a federal tax incentive to boost donations of nutritious food.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/NewsReleaseFCMTaxIncentiveOct11-2016.pdf, News release2016-10-11T07:00:00Z
Preventing food waste and tackling climate changePreventing food waste and tackling climate change<div class="ExternalClassEA538636E2974ABA856456D11C5CD7B0"><p>​Our submission to the federal government shows how a National Food Waste Reduction Strategy would help Canada deliver on its commitment to reduce carbon emissions</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/food/national-food-waste-strategy/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/food/national-food-waste-strategy/Documents/NZWCSubmissionOnPan-CanadianFrameworkForCombattingClimateChange.pdf2016-06-01T07:00:00Z
News release for launch of Circular Economy Business ToolkitNews release for launch of Circular Economy Business Toolkit<div class="ExternalClassFD4C7264F10F4D95B9FACA142DEF5EF9"><p>The Circular Economy Business Toolkit, released by<br>the National Zero Waste Council.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/Documents/Media-release-CEBusinessToolkitJuly152016.pdf2016-07-15T07:00:00Z

 

 

Food Waste Campaignhttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Food/4https://www.youtube.com/embed/xhLINfHtMOk, https://www.youtube.com/embed/xhLINfHtMOkFood Waste Campaign2015-09-29T07:00:00ZYouTube
Industrial Revolution 4.0: NZWC Workshop at GLOBE 2016 Conferencehttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Circular Economy/21Industrial Revolution 4.0: NZWC Workshop at GLOBE 2016 Conference2016-03-04T08:00:00ZBrightcove4790451277001
The Business Case for Zero Waste Design Webinarhttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Webinar/19https://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/_a1125030597/p96frxqnecb/, https://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/_a1125030597/p96frxqnecb/The Business Case for Zero Waste Design Webinar2016-11-22T08:00:00ZAdobeConnect
New food waste videohttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Food/22New food waste video2017-01-16T08:00:00ZBrightcove5273324439001
By design: waste prevention and textiles Webinarhttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Webinar/5http://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/p3ppcn40y7j/, http://meet66017093.adobeconnect.com/p3ppcn40y7j/By design: waste prevention and textiles Webinar2016-07-07T07:00:00ZAdobeConnect
About Ushttp://www.nzwc.ca/videos/Circular Economy/1About Us2016-06-28T07:00:00ZBrightcove4507124361001

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