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

Waste Reduction Week in Canada has wrapped up for another year - and we're excited to share it was our most engaging yet!

Check out this year's highlights

New for 2017 - Theme Days


Getting Involved with Waste Reduction Week

        

#GivingTuesday - The global day of giving

Recycling Council of Ontario and Waste Reduction Week in Canada are raising funds to support projects that educate and engage Canadians on waste reduction and the circular economy. Show your support by donating on November 28, 2017! 

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Upcoming Events

Education & Outreach Event
Divert NS and municipalities across the province will partner during Waste Reduction Week to bring awareness to food...
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For the second year, the CN Tower will light up blue and green to kick-off Waste Reduction Week in Canada 2017.
Swap, Share, Repair Event
A trade fair supporting local entrepreneurs in the business of repair and repurposing. Workshops to help even the...
Education & Outreach Event
Enjoy a litter-less lunch during Waste Reduction Week Canada and gain insights into the future of blue box, textiles...
Education & Outreach Event
The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited is a national conservation initiative of...
Swap, Share, Repair Event
Did you know that Canadians throw away 37kg of clothing that is still useable every year? Let’s extend the useful life...
Collection/Donation Event
Partners in Project Green is organizing a Recycling Collection Drive, where businesses and municipalities run...
Education & Outreach Event
My grade 1 class of 18 students wrote a letter to the Mayor of Niagara Falls. We asked Mayor Diodati if he could light...

Popular Resources

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Food waste is a huge problem. Learn about the issue in Canada. 

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