Businesses that demonstrate commitment to sustainability are often viewed as industry leaders, and Waste Reduction Week in Canada provides a platform to help organizations achieve their environmental initiatives. The resources and videos below will provide your organization with information and ideas to support your Waste Reduction Week activities and sustainability initiatives.
Download the Business Resource Kit. This resource will help your organization plan waste reduction activities, conduct a waste assessment, and implement a waste reduction action plan.
Green Standards is a specialized environmental firm that works with corporations and other large organizations to responsibly redistribute no-longer-needed surplus office furniture, equipment and supplies.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
Take Back the Light is Canada’s leading light recycling program for businesses and institutions, and provides a simple low-cost opportunity to have fluorescent lamps and light fixtures to be recycled responsibly.
Climate Savers is a climate leadership program that seeks to transform businesses into leaders of the low-carbon economy.
Through case studies and resources, learn how your organization can support the circular economy.
Terracycle offers free recycling programs for hard-to-recycle wastes through upcycling. Collection programs can be run through your home, school, or office.
Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy (Ellen Macarthur Foundation)
Story of Stuff
A fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.