Waste Reduction Week in Canada: Oct. 16 - 22, 2017

Waste Reduction Week in Canada is a national environmental campaign that builds awareness around issues of sustainable and responsible consumption, encourages choice for more environmentally responsible products/services, and promotes actions that divert more waste from disposal and conserve natural resources. Read more

New for 2017 - Theme Days


Getting Involved with Waste Reduction Week

        

Upcoming Events

Education & Outreach Event
Enjoy a litter-less lunch during Waste Reduction Week Canada and gain insights into the future of blue box, textiles...
Collection/Donation Event
Partners in Project Green is organizing a Recycling Collection Drive, where businesses and municipalities run...
Education & Outreach Event
People can select either a 7 day or 30 day challenge this year. They both end October 22. The challenge is to try...
Education & Outreach Event
Divert NS and municipalities across the province will partner during Waste Reduction Week to bring awareness to food...
Documentary Screening
At Toronto’s volunteer-run Repair Café, beloved but broken items are given a new lease on life, dodging the landfill...
Swap, Share, Repair Event
Try swapping instead of shopping at our Swap Mall. Pass on things you don't use, like that funky purse that was never "...
Documentary Screening
Synopsis: Sitting between the immersive institutional portraiture of Frederick Wiseman and Broad City’s knowing send-up...
Other
The Municipal Environment Committee of Sioux Lookout will be holding a social media campaign dedicated to waste...

Popular Resources

Resource Kits
By participating in Waste Reduction Week in Canada you are about to start your municipality on an exciting campaign of...
Informational
Just Eat It Movie by Peg Leg Films in partnership with British Columbia's Knowledge Network. "Dining out" takes on a...
Videos
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad,...
Informational
Facts and stats about the growing issue of textiles waste.

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