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Posted: November 17, 2020, 3:28 pm

Zero Waste Recycling Funding

Regional District of Nanaimo

Zero Waste Recycling Funding

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is pleased to announce a funding program aimed at increasing recycling of materials that are not currently commercially viable and are calling this action “zero waste recycling”. The RDN is proposing to contribute funding to this activity for 2021 and it is contemplated that the program will continue through to 2023. Both non-profit and private sector ventures are eligible for funding through this program.

The program is intended to stimulate innovation and develop markets and processes for end of life materials which will assist the region in meeting the 90% waste reduction goal over the next 10 years.

Eligible Organizations
Proposals from all parties will be considered. Preference will be given to non-profit organizations, including partnerships between organizations (government, non-profit and private)

Eligible Projects
The RDN proposes to provide ZWR funding to innovated programs that increase waste diversion through development of circular economy through actions in the zero waste hierarchy of highest best use, such as reduction, redesign, re-use, repair and reprocessing of materials.

For more information and to obtain an application package, please email Nikita Kitagawa at

Application Submission Deadline: December 14, 2020, 12:00pm.

Location: Nanaimo
Opportunity Type: Request for Proposals
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Expires: December 14, 2020, 12:00 pm
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