THE FIRST EDITION OF THEZero Waste Festival in Montreal

14-15 october 2017 at Marché Bonsecours

Zero waste festival program

At the Montreal Zero Waste Festival (Festival Zéro Déchet de Montréal - FZDM), you will explore sustainable consumption, compost, minimalism, ecology and many others thematics throughout 20 conferences and panel discussions, 20 DIY workshops and a 50 exhibitors fair. We want to share information and solutions with any festival-goer, whether they already know the zero waste approach or simply curious about this way of life. By the diversity of contributors and thematics, we want to show that we can all contribute to a better world by changing one thing at a time.

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Join the Zero Waste Festival team

You want to be involved in the FZDM? There’s nothing simpler than filling in the form to join our organization or volunteer team. We’ll be glad to welcome you!

47% of canadian food waste occurs at home

About the Zero Waste Festival in Montreal

The story started with two Zero Waste bloggers… they wanted to create something bigger and it happened with Eco-System, a citizen’s collective. One of its member proposed to organize a Zero Waste Festival then the machine has been set in motion!

7 months later, an incredible and motivated team is preparing a must-see event!

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Behind the scenes, Zero Waste Quebec Informer - Instruct - Sensitize - Share

The Zero Waste Festival in Montreal is supported by Zero Waste Quebec (Association québécoise Zéro Déchet - AQZD). Its mission? Raise awareness among public, governments, companies and other organizations about numerous benefits of a zero waste way-of life: benefits on the environment, our health, our personal development and our daily-life in general. Zero Waste Quebec develops therefore action plans to reach this goal.       

Founded in march 2017, the founding Assembly took place on June 8th to elect its executive board. Its objective for its first year is to define the strategic vision and the actions to realize.


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