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Zero Waste Conference 2017

Eliminating waste and creating value are essential pillars in a new way of doing business and developing policy - a new norm of addressing waste in every facet of our lives. And no approach offers greater promise for realizing those goals than the principles of the Circular Economy.
 
Forward-looking businesses, governments, and consumers are changing their behaviours – viewing every decision through the lens of zero waste and circular economy ambitions. Throughout the economy, examples abound – and we are privileged to witness a massive shift in thought and action.
 
 
For the past seven years, Metro Vancouver's Zero Waste Conference has been at the forefront of this journey in Canada – pushing boundaries, advancing dialogue and inspiring action.
 
The 2017 edition will showcase on a global and local scale how we can:
 
  • reimagine linear systems of production and consumption with waste prevention and the circular economy in mind
  • advance organizational change and collaborate across sectors to develop new solutions and approaches
  • embrace new ways of thinking, innovation, and disruption to address barriers and intractable problems
  • benefit from this emerging opportunity – whether you are a business, government, or community leader
 
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Vancouver Convention Centre East
 
 
 
The City of Toronto will also be livestreaming this year's conference as part of a satellite event in collaboration with Metro Vancouver and the National Zero Waste Council.
  
Attendees will have opportunity to submit questions for the speakers in Vancouver. Livestream takes place at Daniels Spectrum - Ada Slaight Hall at 585 Dundas St. E., Toronto.
 
Attend the full conference (11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. ET), or part of the day (11:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. or 5:45 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET), or any time within the two time slots.
 
 
 


Categories: General Events

Dates

2017-11-01 00:00:00 (All day event)

Contact Information

Metro Vancouver
ZWConference@metrovancouver.org
(778) 452-4685

 

 

                              

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