On October 2nd, 3rd and 4th, the worlds most recognized experts in achieving Zero Waste on the community, city and business level converged on Nanaimo for the 9th Zero Waste International Alliance Conference and Dialogue.
The event sold out, was LiveStreamed, the blog ZWIA14.com received over 7000 pageviews over the 3 days,#ZWIA14 was a top ten trend in BC and the facilities were at capacity for all three days. Delegates raved about the authenticity of the solutions presented and organizers have been flooded with positive responses since the event.
Here is a snapshot of just some of the press coverage:
- Nanaimo Daily News – Conference Makes Impact
- Nanaimo News Bulletin – Businesses Pan Recycling Plan
- The Frederick News Post – Political Notes: Activist presses county to accept free travel to zero waste conference
- The Epoch Times – Canada Lags Behind On Sustainable Waste Disposal, Says Zero-Waste Expert
- Common Sense Canadian – Zero Waste conference talks alternatives to landfills, incinerators
Organizers send their sincere gratitude to all participants and the many volunteers and sponsors who helped to make this event an overwhelming success.
Over the coming weeks Zero Waste Canada will release videos, audio and images from the event at ZeroWasteCanada.ca