Zero Waste Canada Policies In Action

Zero Waste Canada Comments & Feedback

Zero Waste Canada engages communities, businesses and government entities with internationally accepted Zero Waste policies, programs and systems.

British Columbia Council for International Cooperation


Advanced Resource Recovery Partnership

January 2018

Government of Ontario

April 2018

Government of Newfoundland & Labrador

September 2019

EPR for Packaging and Paper Products Policies, Practices and Performance

December 2020

Policy Referencing

The policies of Zero Waste Canada and the Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) are referenced internationally in business and policymaking contexts, guiding decision-making towards Zero Waste. Some local examples include:


  • Centre for Civic Governance
  • City of Winnipeg
  • Earnest Ice Cream
  • HSR Canada
  • Let’s Talk Trash
  • Raven Recycling
  • Recycling Council of BC
  • Regional District of Nanaimo
  • Rethink Red Deer
  • Rodolphe Destombes Translations
  • Simon Frasier University
  • Sunny Start-Up Marketing
  • Town of Gibsons
  • Walmart
  • Zero Waste Yukon


* ZWIA policies are publicly available for organizations, local/national governments, and communities alike to reference and implement. The referencing of ZWIA policies on behalf of an organization or entity does not represent an endorsement of the organization/entity in question, its operations, or its activities, on behalf of Zero Waste Canada or the Zero Waste International Alliance.