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Annual Zero Waste Conference: A Future Without Waste | Register Today!

October 22, 2018 circular economy National Zero Waste Council
The program for the newly-expanded 2018 edition of the Zero Waste Conference is now online. This year’s event promises to build on past successes – offering inspirational keynotes, practical discussions,…

The Circular Economy Workshop —A Pathway to a Sustainable Organization | Register Today!

October 22, 2018
The circular economy is seen by many in the sustainability field as a practical solution to the planet's finite resources, to the transition to a low carbon economy, and an…

Climate Change Guide for Business

October 18, 2018 Climate Change in Business
The National Roundtable on Economy and Environment estimates that the cost of inaction on climate change will cost Canada between CAD $21 billion to $43 billion per year by the…

Cutting Waste: How to Save Money While Improving Solid Waste Systems | Impacts on Business and Communities

October 18, 2018
A recent report from Canada's EcoFiscal Commission has found that Canadians are generating more solid waste than ever before. On average, Canadians generate nearly double the amount of waste per…

Awards Finalists for Environmental Excellence

October 3, 2018 Burnaby Business Excellence Awards
Congratulations to the finalists announced yesterday at the Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon. In the category of Environmental Excellence the following companies were shortlisted City of Lougheed (Lougheed Town Centre)…

Think Beyond Plastic

September 26, 2018 National Zero Waste Council Think Beyond Plastic
Do you have a solution for plastic pollution? @DRussoInnovate@nzwcouncil and @ZWCVancouver want to hear from you! Applications for the Canadian Innovation Showcase close on Oct. 12. Visit the website to…

BBOT Calls for Government to Make Programs More Open to Small Businesses at Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM

September 26, 2018
This past weekend, September 22-24, the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) was in Thunder Bay, Ontario for the 2018 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM), where it successfully…

Op-ed: Moving to a zero-waste circular economy will put cash back into people’s pockets

September 18, 2018 Canada and waste circular economy cost of waste in Canada National Zero Waste Council
An op-ed by Malcolm Brodie and Heather Schoemaker  was published in the Vancouver Sun on the economic benefits of Canada adopting a circular economy.     Next time you see…

Eco City World Summit 2019

September 6, 2018 Burnaby Eco Cummit EcoCity World Summit 2019
Welcome to the 13th Ecocity World Summit! In 2019, Vancouver will proudly host an international audience of urban stakeholders who are eagerly looking to develop cities in balance with the…

Advancing the Circular Economy Through Procurement – Municipal Perspective

July 25, 2018 circular economy National Zero Waste Council
Advancing the Circular Economy Through Procurement Municipal Perspective WEBINAR Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 11 a.m. (PDT) / 2 p.m. (EDT) The circular economy aims to keep products and materials at…