Tips for a Waste-Free Holiday Season

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Waste Reduction Week 2019 in Review

Getting involved with Waste Reduction Week



Plastic Action Centre

Canada's Plastic Action Centre is now here! The Plastic Action Centre in an independent open-source repository that gathers  information to educate, engage, and empower action on plastics. Recycling Council of Ontario has developed the Plastic Action Centre to become a knowledge hub to provide governments, businesses, educators, researchers, and citizens the necessary scope of information to take meaningful action on plastics.



Swap It Toolkit

Always wanted to host your own swap event? On Textiles Tuesday of Waste Reduction Week we launched the Swap It Toolkit, a multi-language and customizable package of resources that includes everything you need to organize a successful swap event in your community, building, or workplace.

The Swap It Toolkit is a resource of Waste Reduction Week in Canada supported by the City of Toronto through its Waste Reduction Community Grants.



Swap It Toolkit



The legendary puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street char

Recycling Council of Ontario and The Beer Store visited a

DURHAM — No, someone didn’t prank Durham Region by leavin

Niagara Region is observing Waste Reduction Week, Oct.

Popular Resources

Everyone has clothing and other items at home that aren’t getting the love and attention they deserve.

We celebrate the champions and innovators who are disrupting traditional business models to embrace waste reduction...

In the spirit of promoting rewear and reuse, we have partnered with Value Village® to challenge all Ontario and...

Canadians generate a lot of waste.

Why buy when you can share?

Reducing your plastic footprint can be easy!

There are many organizations making circular economy principles a core business strategy.  

Food waste is a huge problem.


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