Jérémie Pichon, his wife and two kids made the transition toward the zero waste lifestyle four years ago. Seminar in french - Free
SEMINARS and panel discussions
Seminars and panel discussions are free and open to the public, subject to space availability. No ticket is needed to attend.
The ‘Almost’ Zero Waste Family
A healthy environment for a healthy baby
This conference aims to give you tips to create an healthy space for yor baby, without too many efforts or waste. Conference in french - Free
November 3rd - 10:45 to 11:30 AM
Taming the zero waste kitchen, one recipe "framework" at a time!
The struggle against food waste is a popular subject today. The key question asks if it is possible to win this battle of the fridge without getting burned out or feeling guilty. Conference in french - Free
November 3rd - 1:45 to 2:30 pm
Changing your behavior: How to get your entourage on board
Theories about decision making and human behavior can be applied to the zero waste lifestyle. Seminar in french - Free
November 3rd - 3:15 to 4:00 PM
Life Without Plastic
Plastic is everywhere in our lives, in water as much as in the air. Come to learn how to reduce plastic in your life. Seminar in french - Free
November 4 - 10:45 to 11:30 AM
The Zero Waste Approach to Contraception
When we think about a zero waste lifestyle, we often think about plastic packaging for food or household products. But what is possible to do in contraception? This major aspect of women's life is often left out when talking about zero waste. Seminar in french - Free
November 4th - 12:15 to 1:30 PM
Towards Zero waste : Challenges and Toughts
Mélissa de La Fontaine
You want to start to life zero waste but you don't really know where to begin or how to do it? Melissa will tell you about her journey. Seminar in french - Free
November 4th - 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Good riddance to plastic!
Mylène Paquette, Lyne Morisette, Eva Frank and Alexis Eisenberg
The scourge of plastic in our oceans is increasing. In this session, discover citizen and scientific initiatives focusing on this issue. A panel discussion in French, moderated by Mylène Paquette. Free.
3rd of Novembre - 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Take control of your wardrobe
Zero Waste Festival, Pascale Viau, Les belles bobettes and Certex
The textile industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world. How can the Quebecois textile industry adapt? In this French-language panel discussion, representatives from three Quebecois companies will discuss how they have proven that sustainable development and clothing can be good partners. Free
3rd of November - 10h30 to 11h30
Menstruations zéro déchet
Öko Créations, Mme L'Ovary and ZWF
How can feminine hygiene be more environmentally-responsible? Simple zero waste solutions exist, such as the businesses Mme l’Ovary and Öko Créations, with their washable menstruation underwear and pads. Panel discussion in French. Free
3rd of November - 12 to 1 PM
Solutions to counteract obsolescence
Amélie Côté, Annick Girard et Saad Sebti
Have you noticed that even though technology has advanced, new gadgets have shorter and shorter lifespans? Discover more about programmed obsolescence. Panel discussion in French. Free
3rd of November - 4:45 to 5:30 PM
Organizing an environmentally-responsible event: behind the scenes of the Zero Waste Festival
AQZD and CQEER
Would you like to know more about the efforts taken to create a truly zero waste festival? Attend this conference about the behind-the-scenes work of the Zero Waste Festival.
4th of November - 1:15 to 2:00
Businesses at the Heart of Change
ZWF, La Cale, Éco quartier Villeray, le 5e café eand Jour de la Terre
Throughout the festival, we will be informing participants about behaviors they can adopt, but what are the steps that businesses must take for a zero waste revolution, starting now? Meet the entrepreneurs who have adopted a green policy, whether it be a personal or collective initiative, or in a small or large enterprise. Panel discussion in French. Free.
4th of November - 3:00 to 4:00 PM
Fill Your Tummy Without Filling Your Trash
REGAL, RECYC-QUÉBEC et Desjardins
Across Canada, 53% of household food waste that is thrown away or composted could have been eaten. How can we avoid this situation? What behaviors should we adopt? How can we make the most use of our fruits and vegetables? Panel discussion in French. Free.
4th of November - 3:15 to 4:00 PM