National Zero Waste Council

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

2018 NZWC AGM
November 7, 2018

The Council’s 2018 AGM will be on November 7 in Vancouver. Hear about what we accomplished and help plan for the future. All members and supporters are invited to participate.

Bringing together organizations to advance waste prevention in Canada.

A focus on waste prevention and on cross-sector collaboration uniquely positions the Council as an agent of change in Canada - driving innovation in the design, production and use of goods in support of a circular economy. By taking action on the factors that drive waste generation the Council is supporting a high quality of life, environmental sustainability and economy prosperity while consuming fewer resources and less energy.

 

 

Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada <div class="ExternalClassBF6DF1332C684C08A8FB880B44007899"><p>​<em>Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada </em>is the newly updated national strategy to tackle food waste. This report provides a series of recommendations that will help move Canada closer to cutting food waste in half by 2030. Cross-sector collaboration is critical, support for innovation in technology and community infrastructure is required, and a commitment to building community resiliency and market opportunities will be needed. </p> </div>http://www.nzwc.ca/focus/food/national-food-waste-strategy/Pages/default.aspx, Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodLossWasteStrategy.jpg, Food Loss and Waste Strategy for Canada
Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation ProgramsWorkshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programs<div class="ExternalClassE2A825A449274C5F9FFA71D6BA810756"><p>​<span lang="EN-US">FLW workshops in Quebec (Sep 25 – Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal), Ontario (Oct 17) and Alberta (Nov 21) help processors and manufacturers  build successful donation programs. Click here to register</span></p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/events/effective-food-donation-programs-workshop/Pages/default.aspx, Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programshttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/FoodDonation.jpg, Workshop - Building Effective Food Donation Programs
2018 AGM - November 7 - Register Now 2018 AGM - November 7 - Register Now <div class="ExternalClassC4F2172970B04CB9B028B1B5108AD437"><div><p>The Council's AGM will take place November 7 in Vancouver and will include a special Members Forum - register now and join us to plan for the future.</p></div></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/events/agm-2018/Pages/default.aspx, Register now for the National Zero Waste Council AGM, November 7 in Vancouverhttp://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/NZWCLogo.JPG, Register now for the National Zero Waste Council AGM, November 7 in Vancouver
Launch of Circular Economy Leadership CoalitionLaunch of Circular Economy Leadership Coalition<div class="ExternalClassD7912643797E47018929EE770A3B26EB"><p>​The National Zero Waste Council is proud to be a founding member of the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition (CELC), announced at the G7 Environment Ministers meetings in Halifax by Catherine McKenna, Minister for Environment and Climate Change Canada on Sept. 20, 2018. The CELC is a national alliance of Canadian leaders working together to eliminate waste and accelerate the reductions of carbon emissions from the Canadian economy through the advancement of a circular economy.</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/about/celc/, http://www.nzwc.ca/about/celc/http://www.nzwc.ca/FeaturedImages/celc.jpg

Events

 

 

Workshops – Building Effective Food Donation ProgramsWorkshops – Building Effective Food Donation Programs<div class="ExternalClassE6E89C56A29948FAA64602B4DF012821"><p>Upcoming FLW Workshop in Alberta (Nov 21), help processors and manufacturers build successful donation programs.​</p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/events/effective-food-donation-programs-workshop/Pages/default.aspx, Workshops – Building Effective Food Donation Programs2018-11-21T08:00:00Z

Past events

News

 

 

Major business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-freeMajor business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-free<div class="ExternalClass7D654093F98048B39B16064A10D2112C"><p>​The National Zero Waste Council has united with major businesses, NGOs and academic leaders to launch the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition calling for Canada to go waste-free while driving job creation and increased prosperity. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/20180920-CELCMediaRelease.pdf, Major business, NGO leaders call for Canada to go waste-free2018-09-20T07:00:00Z
Moving to a zero-waste circular economy will put cash back into people’s pockets Moving to a zero-waste circular economy will put cash back into people’s pockets <div class="ExternalClassA30A0B99782D48EBA5478AA0D83A8197"><p>​VANCOUVER SUN - Malcolm Brodie and Heather Schoemaker of the National Zero Waste Council argue for the need to reduce waste.</p></div>https://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/malcolm-brodie-and-heather-schoemaker-moving-to-a-zero-waste-circular-economy-will-put-cash-back-into-peoples-pockets, Moving to a zero-waste circular economy will put cash back into people’s pockets 2018-09-18T07:00:00Z
National Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in CanadaNational Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in Canada<div class="ExternalClass0973D02000CB4298AB11503D1D820EF4"><p>​Two of Canada’s largest food retailers have joined with local and provincial governments and agencies to launch a national Love Food Hate Waste campaign today, which aims to change Canadians’ behaviours around food and dramatically reduce the significant amount of food wasted across the country every day. </p></div>http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/2018-07-18-LFHWCanadaLaunch.pdf, http://www.nzwc.ca/additional-info/media/Documents/2018-07-18-LFHWCanadaLaunch.pdf2018-07-18T07:00:00Z

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