Metro Vancouver's Zero Waste Conference October 29, 2015Metro Vancouver's Zero Waste Conference October 29, 2015<div class="ExternalClassA66708D6CA974A0D81F90F93120BC33E"><h3>​...REDEFINING VALUE</h3><h3>...BUILDING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY</h3><h4>A GLOBAL SHIFT IS UNDERWAY</h4><p>As the global marketplace shifts away from a linear take-make-dispose model, businesses, policymakers and others are taking bold steps to mainstream and scale disruptive ideas, new business models, enabling technologies and more. </p><p>Building on last year's discussion, Metro Vancouver's fifth annual zero waste conference will present game changing perspectives and leading initiatives that challenge traditional assumptions around waste and demonstrate the economic value to be realized from zero waste and circular economy approaches.</p><p>It is a pivotal time in the transition to a more circular and regenerative economy - we will aim to inspire, while also offering practical discussions on how to overcome barriers and operationalize key concepts. </p><p><strong>We invite you to join us on October 29th as we continue this journey.</strong></p><p>Last year over 500 professionals and waste-enthusiasts came out to talk about the future of how we manage our waste in and outside of our region. Bookmark the <a href="http://zwcblog.org/" target="_blank">conference blog</a> and <a href="http://www.zwc.ca/" target="_blank">conference website</a> and check for updates as the program develops.<br><br><a href="http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?560618"><strong>Register Now</strong></a></p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue11-zwc.jpg2015-07-24T07:00:00ZGP0|#9b27e797-ea67-4d3b-98bb-21ce706a4a36;L0|#09b27e797-ea67-4d3b-98bb-21ce706a4a36|Issue 11;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass17C4232284C7464C8723D2B826C7F1E4"><p>​Mark your calendar for Thursday, October 29 - and register for the annual Zero Waste Conference.  Opening Keynote - <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/pub/william-mcdonough/15/2/72a" target="_blank">William McDonough, FAIA, FRIBA, Int.</a>, a globally recognized leader in sustainable development and design, recognized by Time magazine as a 'Hero for the Planet'.</p></div>0