Countdown to Waste Reduction Week 2019

2019 Themes

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.

Visit PlasticActionCentre.ca

 

Swap It Toolkit

Recycling Council of Ontario is developing the Swap It Toolkit, a downloadable, multi-language, and customizable package of resources that includes everything you need to organize a successful Swap Event for your community or building.

The Swap It Toolkit launches during Waste Reduction Week in Canada 2019!

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Swap It Toolkit

Proclamations

Join local governments, First Nations, schools, businesses, and organizations by declaring October 21 - 27, 2019 as Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Proclaiming is a great way to profile your dedication to waste reduction to your community. Don't forget to tell us why you are proclaiming and what your organization is doing to reduce waste and support a circular economy!

PROCLAIM WASTE REDUCTION WEEK

This week's featured proclamations

        

Waste Reduction Week in the News

Niagara Region is observing Waste Reduction Week, Oct.

Waste Reduction Week has been declared by Yorkton Council

New report by Second Harvest, agency that works to reduce

Upcoming Events

Facility Tour
October 25, 2019
It's our Three Year Anniversary. What better way to celebrate than with an Open...
Swap, Share, Repair Event
October 20, 2019
The fourth annual Fix-it Fair will be held on Oct. 20, 2019 (12:00pm - 4:00pm) a...
Facility Tour
October 21, 2019
The Township of Selwyn is offering tours of the Smith Landfill to local schools...
Community/Shoreline Cleanup
October 24, 2019
In acknowledging the sacred land that we reside on as well as the current state...

Popular Resources

This report outlines a vision for a system that works, delivering long-term benefits – a new textiles economy based...

As part of a range of activities focused on reducing methane emissions, under the Strategy on Short-Lived Climate...

This Food Matters Action Kit is loaded with informative resources and hands-on, creative activities to inspire...

Nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted...

Clothing swaps are a fun activity for encouraging reuse and extending the useful life of your clothes and...

Canada’s resource for information on plastic consumption, use, impacts, and solutions.

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...

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