The Zero Plastic Waste Initiative provides support for projects that improve the understanding, mitigation or remediation of plastic waste and pollution in Canada. This program aims to effect change across the plastics lifecycle to increase waste collection, improve value recovery, and prevent and remove plastic pollution.

  • Amount: Up to 100% to a maximum $250,000 in non-repayable funding.
  • Timeline: Deadline: March 2, 2020. Projects must be completed between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2022.
  • Eligibility: For-profit organizations with less than 500 FTEs, not-for-profit organizations and associations, research, academic and educational institutions, provincial, territorial, municipal, and local governments.
  • Projects: Innovative projects that improve the understanding, mitigation, or remediation of plastic waste and pollution in Canada.

Zero Plastic Waste Initiative Resources

Zero Plastic Waste Initiative Overview Blog: This is an overview of the Zero Plastic Waste Initiative program, including information regarding the program’s focus, eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

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