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The Zero Waste Festival is proud to present its list of events. Our Conferences, panels and workshops provided by renowned people are all available from your living room. Enjoy!

Zero Waste 101 (English)

by Geneviève Griffin, Quebec Zero Waste Association

*This conference is also available in french, at 9:15 am. With its recent gain in popularity, the zero-waste movement is now reaching an ever-growing...

Friday October 30 - 9:45 am

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Make Your Body Care Products With Noblessence

by Sarah Million, Noblessence

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to make toothpaste that’s gentle enough for everyday use and that foams perfectly. Infused with essential oils for...

Friday October 30 - 10:30 am

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A Zero Waste Party, Yes, it’s Possible With Quebec Zero Waste Association

by Katrina Côté Girard, Quebec Zero Waste Association

Is it possible to organize zero waste events and family gatherings? Absolutely! Whether it is for decorations, waste management, gifts, or other ideas, discover...

Friday October 30 - 11:30 am

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DIY Bulk Bag and Beeswax Wrap With Quebec Zero Waste Association

by Julie Palacin, Quebec Zero Waste Association

It’s not always necessary to buy your reusable accessories to kick off your zero waste lifestyle, because most of the things we need we...

Friday October 30 - 12:00 pm

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Eco-Feminism and Zero Waste

by Amandine Gournay

Women are, for the most part, responsible for households purchases and consumption trends. In this conference, we’ll explore the close relationship between feminism and...

Friday October 30 - 1:00 pm

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Make Your Own Seed Paper With Flowerink

by Mélanie Girard-Brisson, Flowerink

Join us to create your own seed paper! Simple, eco-conscious, and homemade, you will be given tips and advice to make quality paper and...

Friday October 30 - 2:00 pm

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Adopt Slow Fashion With Zero Waste Project

by Anjelika Jangazina, Zero Waste Project

Did you know that the fashion industry pollutes more than the petroleum one? Anjelika didn’t either but, for a few years now, she has...

Friday October 30 - 4:15 pm

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Pimp Your Panties With Mme L’Ovary (English)

by Olivia Elting, Mme L'Ovary

This workshop is also available in French at 5 PM. This workshop will allow you to learn each step involved in making your own...

Friday October 30 - 5:00 pm

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Furniture Renovations with Les Gaspilleurs

by Karel Ledru, Les Gaspilleurs

This workshop invites you to see the potential behind every piece of furniture, the one lost in the basement, the one left on the...

Saturday October 31 - 9:00 am

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Homemade Cleaning Products With Mesure

by Charlotte Mommaton, Mesure

What makes industrial home cleaning products harmful? What solutions can we easily deploy to limit their impact on our health and the environment? This...

Saturday October 31 - 10:00 am

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Health and Zero Waste

by Aurore Courtieux-Boinot, Jérôme Cliche, Nathalie Robitaille and Marc-André Mailhot

The pandemic triggered many environmental fears around the world. Several questions have emerged, mostly on how to avoid disposable packaging, promote reusable models and...

Saturday October 31 - 11:00 am

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Autumn Introduction to Herbalism With Clotilde du Balai

by Alexandra Zawadzki-Turcotte, Clotilde du Balai

Come familiarize yourself with the basics of contemporary herbalism, while adding a few tricks to your toolbox to be ready to face the coming...

Saturday October 31 - 12:30 pm

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SLOW Living With Mouvement Épanouissement

by Charlène Lepage, creator of Mouvement Épanouissement

Come learn more about three pillars to achieve a simple and fulfilling life! This talk will lead you from the “quantity” conquest to the...

Saturday October 31 - 1:45 pm

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Zero Waste Through The Lifecycle Analysis Lense With NousRire

by Méghane Audet, NousRire

During this presentation, Méghane will use the lifecycle analysis lens as a tool to justify the merits of zero waste habits. She will explore...

Saturday October 31 - 2:15 pm

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Be Eco-Friendly and Tech-Savvy

by Daria Marchenko, Ecoist Club

Ecoist Club is an initiative promoting digital sobriety and the benefits it has on connected citizens. We centralize information that encourages a creative approach...

Saturday October 31 - 2:45 pm

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The Eternal Dilemma of Degrowth and Green Growth

by Éric Ménard, Ambre Fournier, Yves-Marie Abraham, Lucie Sauvé et Saad Sebti

The Earth and its resources are not infinite; we must therefore stop thinking from a consumerism model that grows continually! Have you ever heard...

Saturday October 31 - 3:00 pm

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Extend The Life of Your Computer With Insertech

by François Boulais, Insertech

In this era of overconsumption and wasting, you want to reduce your consumption of electronic devices’ impact and diminish your ecological footprint. In this...

Saturday October 31 - 5:30 pm

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Integrate A Zero Waste Lifestyle Outside The City With Circuit Zéro Déchet

by Cindy Trottier, Circuit Zéro Déchet

Zero waste is a lifestyle that aims at questioning consumption behaviours in order to make informed choices that take into account the environment. Adapted...

Sunday November 1 - 9:00 am

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Introducing Zero Waste at School With a Zero Waste Teacher

by Kali-Anne Monneret, zero waste teacher

With this conference, you will have the opportunity to learn a few tricks and project ideas that you will be able to apply in...

Sunday November 1 - 10:00 am

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Can We Believe in a World Without Waste?

by Erika Salem, Laurence Lavigne, Éliane Brisebois, Catherine Houssard and Guillaume Cantin

Eating is not free. A multitude of issues regarding food production is at the center of environmental debates. It’s startling to recognize the amount...

Sunday November 1 - 11:00 am

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Zero Waste Cooking With Cuisine Zéro-Déchet

by Anjelika Jangazina et Sonia Gourraud, Cuisine Zéro-Déchet

During the workshop about zero waste cooking, you will learn to make more out of each ingredient you have in your kitchen. You’ll also...

Sunday November 1 - 1:00 pm

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Build Your Own Foosball Table With Mon Atelier de quartier

by Jean-Philippe Roy, Mon Atelier de quartier

A ZW activity which won’t cost anything. Get all the tools and materials on the list and come together for a nice activity. With...

Sunday November 1 - 2:30 pm

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Embroidery For Relaxation with Mamie Lisette

by Annie-Kim Rainville and Rachel Dubé-Barette from Mamie Lisette

Mamie Lisette wants to combine her values to the Festival in an activity promoting slow living. Come and learn to embroider a piece of...

Sunday November 1 - 5:00 pm

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