Waste Reduction Week 2016
Welcome to Waste Reduction Week in Canada, held this year from October 17-23, 2016.
Since 2001, National Waste Reduction Week in Canada (WRW) has been organized by a coalition of non-government, not-for-profit environment groups, including RCBC, from each of the 13 participating provincial and territorial jurisdictions across Canada.
This year, we want to challenge you to reduce your ecological footprint through the actions and activities located in this section, and hope to inspire you to come up with your own, unique, creative ways to reduce waste. Share your ideas with us with through the hashtag #WRW2016 or click the "Get Involved" button to proclaim your commitment on making a difference!
Check out our 2016 Waste Reduction Week Resources:
News | Videos | Infographics | Tips | Downloads | Get Involved!
Check back here often and follow RCBC's Twitter page (@RecyclingBC) for the latest tips, news, and happenings leading up to and during Waste Reduction Week!
Each day during #WRW2016, RCBC will be releasing a video on tips around everyday waste reduction!
Day 1: Rethinking Paper Towels
Day 2: Choosing Chopsticks
Day 3: Disposable Coffee Cups
Check out these easy to read resources on recycling, EPR programs, organics management and more!
The circular economy represents an alternative to the predominant linear “take-make-dispose” economy of production and consumption. Check back during Waste Reduction Week to see the case for switching over!
#WRW2016 Tip of the Day Series
RCBC presents Tip of the Day series during #WRW2016, daily resources to help you rethink and reduce waste.
Show Your Support for #WRW2016
This year, RCBC has developed a poster series for your school, office, or home for you to show off your commitment to waste reduction. Showcase your favourite (Click name to download) and spread the word!
|Reduce, Reuse, Recycle||Team Cup Vs. Team Cone||Recycling Your Electronics||Paperless Coffee Break||You Can Recycle That!|
Or download one of these buttons to feature on your website and email signatures!
- Waste Reduction Week for Schools
- Waste Reduction Week for Business
- Waste Reduction Week for Muncipalities
- Municipalities that have proclaimed WRW 2016!