Proclamations | Waste Reduction Week in Canada


Local governments, schools, businesses, and organizations are asked to declare the third week of October as Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Proclaiming is a great way to profile your dedication to waste reduction to your community.

Click here to read why organizations, schools, and communities are showing their support for Waste Reduction Week! 

How to Proclaim Waste Reduction Week in Canada

1. Download the proclamation certificate and upload your logo and/or seal in the field on the bottom right. You are also welcome to use your own certificate template instead.


2. Fill out the proclamation form and upload the signed certificate, or email your certificate to Don't forget to tell us why you are proclaiming and what your organization is doing to reduce waste and support a circular economy! To eliminate paper use, we prefer proclamations submitted online. 

3. Share your proclamation certificate on social media using #WasteReductionWeek. Tag @WRWCanada in your post so we can help promote! 

4. Show your support to Waste Reduction Week by registering an event, utilizing the program resources, or lighting a local landmark in recognition of the campaign. 

Ready to proclaim? Fill out the form by clicking the button below.



Join the communities and organizations across Canada that have proclaimed Waste Reduction Week 2021


Goodwill Industries of Alberta

Recycling Council of Alberta

City of Calgary

Change Toothpaste

British Columbia

City of Vancouver

Fraser Valley Regional District

Xerowaste Solutions


City of Richmond

City of Nanaimo

Village of Belcarra

District of Squamish

Corporation of the District of Saanich

City of Langford

Corporation of the District of Central Saanich

City of Greenwood

City of Campbell River

Resort Municipality of Whistler

City of Victoria

Province of British Columbia

City of Port Moody

City of Williams Lake

Eco-Train Inc.


City of New Westminster

District of Sechelt


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Multi-Materials Stewardship Board 

Northwest Territories

City of Yellowknife

Nova Scotia

Town of Trenton

Municipality of the District of Guysborough

Municipality of the County of Antigonish



City of Orillia

Town of Selwyn

Township of Rideau Lakes

City of Richmond Hill

Town of Newmarket

City of Timmins

Region of Durham

A Friendlier Company

Corporation of the County of Prince Edward

Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake

City of Vaughan

Viking Recycling

Revolution Label

City of Niagara Falls

Sir Adam Beck Public School

City of Toronto

Municipality of Sioux Lookout

Pfenning's Organic Vegetables Inc.

St. Bernard School, Ottawa

Municipality of North Grenville

Municipality of Port Hope

Yorkdale Shopping Centre

City of Pickering

Prince Edward Island



Distribution Axessorize


Rural Municipality of Nipawin

City of Regina

Government of Saskatchewan

Town of Kindersley