Zero Waste
Guidelines

Actionable strategies to integrate reusables and other eco-responsible principles in the food retail sector.

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A collaboration towards zero waste

The “Guide to best practices in food, health and safety for the handling of containers and other reusable items" [Second Edition], is a publication by Incita • Coop-conseil zéro déchet, working in collaboration Équiterre, La vague, Net Impact Montréal, Association québécoise Zéro Déchet (AQZD), Montréal - Métropole en Santé, Circuit Zéro Déchet and la Direction régionale de la santé publique de Montréal. The guidelines were translated to English by Net Impact Montréal. 

A guide for all

The guide provides easy steps and procedures that both retailers and consumers can adopt to use reusables in a safe and hygienic manner, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Act now - dust off those reusable containers and put them back to work! 

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The Roundtable for Waste Reduction

This publication was produced by the members of the Roundtable for Waste Reduction (La table de concertation sur la réduction à la source), a working group focused on cementing the zero waste movement across all stakeholders in Montréal.  
Click here to download the guidelines in French.