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



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


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia



City of Orillia

Town of Selwyn

Township of Rideau Lakes

City of Richmond Hill

Town of Newmarket

Prince Edward Island




Rural Municipality of Nipawin