Online // Introduction to Zero Waste & the Circular Economy

Online // Introduction to Zero Waste & the Circular Economy

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An online comprehensive overview of zero waste practices, policies, values, and concepts. Delivered as 3 individual sessions over 3 weeks

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Session 1: Zero Waste Concepts & Context

9am - 12pm // 13th May 2022

Delve into zero waste concepts, principles & philosophies.

  • The story of waste
  • What is zero waste
  • Māori cultural perspectives
  • Landfills & incineration
  • Roles of government & councils
  • Getting to know the wider sector

Session 2: Recyclable Resources

9am - 12pm // 20th May 2022

Learn about journey of reusable goods from consumer to resale.

  • Identifying recyclable resources
  • Applying the waste hierarchy
  • The resource recovery journey
  • Recyclable materials
  • Organics & composting

Session 3: Zero Waste Activities

9am - 12pm // 27th May 2022

Explore all zero waste activities & understand the environmental, economic & social benefits.

  • Education & behaviour change
  • Zero waste living
  • Zero waste events
  • Waste audits
  • Reuse Activities
  • Practical product stewardship

Who is this training for

  • Members of community organisations interested in undertaking waste minimisation including reuse, repair, community composting and other local social enterprise
  • Businesses and individuals interested in the circular economy and/or expanding their environmental, zero waste and resource recovery knowledge
  • Elected members of local government with responsibilities under the Waste Minimisation Act
  • Local government staff involved in community economic and local development, waste minimisation and climate mitigation
  • People interested in living a zero waste lifestyle

Course fees

Please select the correct ticket option when pay for training fees. Get in touch if you are not sure which rate applies to you

Complete online course (3 x sessions, 3hr per session)

  • $210.00* community group participant
  • $420.00* commercial/council participants

Individual online sessions (3 hr session)

  • $70.00* community group participant
  • $140.00* commercial/council participants

*Excluding gst & booking fee

Payment option by invoice is available - get in touch to process registration and payment via email.

Contact Isy if you have any questions

isy@zerowaste.co.nz

0274622202

The project is generously supported by the Ministry for the Environment’s Waste Minimisation Fund, and Auckland Council allowing us to offer subsidies to community groups, in support of the building of a strong community resource recovery sector.

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