Fraser Valley Regional District

First Name: 
Jamie
Last Name: 
Benton
Email address: 
jbenton@fvrd.ca
Twitter handle: 
@fvrd1
Organization's full name: 
Fraser Valley Regional District
City: 
Chilliwack
Province/Territory: 
British Columbia
How many people does this proclamation represent?: 
70people
Why did you proclaim Waste Reduction Week? : 
The Fraser Valley Regional District is committed to Zero Waste and promoting reduction, re-use and recycling of solid waste as much as possible. Promotion of the 2018 themes is aligned to our strategic priorities in our Solid Waste Management Plan.
Submit your signed letter or certificate proclaiming Waste Reduction Week: 
organization type: 
Government - Municipal
What commitments/initiatives has your community, organization, or school taken on to reduce waste & support a circular economy?: 
This year the Fraser Valley Regional District has partnered with FoodMesh to work together across the region to raise awareness and implement change to reduce food waste. By connecting surplus food from businesses to non-profits, charities, other food businesses and farmers the project is reducing business costs, providing meals, reducing emissions and rescuing food.
Does Waste Reduction Week have permission to promote your proclamation on social media or online?: 
Yes