Our goal: Create zero waste
Zero waste—diverting waste from the landfill— is critical to solving today's climate crisis.
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Our target: Reduce solid waste going to the landfill or incinerator by 50% from 2008 levels
Progress we've made so far
To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.
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Initiatives helping us reach these goals and targets
We have a long-term strategic vision for Vancouver to achieve the goal of zero waste by 2040.
Demolishing a building in Vancouver often requires at least one permit. Find out the requirements for your project, including for reusing and recycling demolition materials.
Make your event more sustainable with our Green Events Planning Guide. How will you manage garbage and recycling? Hire us, a business, or do it yourself.