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Every Edmontonian has the power to reduce the waste they make at home and at work.
Reducing waste not only saves money but also helps to protect our environment and conserve valuable resources.
Public Education Programs
Edmonton’s Plan to Reduce Single-use items (SUI) includes measures to help reduce the number of single-use items used by residents and businesses.
Edmonton has developed a Waste Reduction Roadmap that identifies programs and regulations that will result in fewer materials becoming part of the waste stream over the next 3 years.
Download Roadmap (28MB)
The Zero Waste Framework outlines the many ways in which to manage waste. It focuses on waste rethink/redesign, waste reduction, reuse, recycling/composting, waste recovery and residual management.
Explore the Zero Waste Framework
Emphasizes waste prevention and waste reduction, and redesigns our services to help all Edmontonians play a bigger role in Edmonton’s zero waste future.
Learn more about the Strategy
Waste Reduction Updates
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