Zero Waste Policy and Advocacy

Zero Waste Policy

And Advocacy Work


British Columbia Council for International Cooperation

January 2018

Advanced Resource Recovery Partnership

December 2020

EPR for Pakaging & Paper Producuts, Policies, Practices and Performance

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.

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.