Friday, March 28 / 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Presented in Collaboration with Metro Vancouver and the National Zero Waste Council
Waste generation – ranging from food to packaging and beyond – is one of Canada’s leading economic and environmental challenges facing cities and communities across the country. Canada’s National Zero Waste Council is a new cross-sectoral leadership initiative tackling this challenge head on, driving forward a national waste prevention and reduction agenda by encouraging design and behavior change in support of a shift to a circular economy and a world without waste.
Moderated by CBC’s Marketplace Host, Erica Johnson, this session will discuss and debate how the Council best moves forward a waste prevention agenda, what a supporting business case looks like and who needs to be involved to make large-scale system change possible.
Erica Johnson, Host, Marketplace,
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Jamie Butterworth, Chief Executive,
Ellen MacArthur Foundation, United Kingdom
Natalie St. Pierre, Vice President – Sustainability and Quebec,
Retail Council of Canada
Shelley Carroll, Councillor, City of Toronto,
& Director, National Zero Waste Council, Canada
Michael Goeres, Executive Director,
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment