Policies & frameworks:

Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy

Government of Ontario

The strategy outlines the formative actions that will be taken to achieve the goals of a zero waste Ontario and zero greenhouse gas emissions from the waste sector. The four key objectives of the strategy: Enhance Provincial Direction and Oversight, Enable Efficient and Effective Recovery Systems, Create Conditions to Support Sustainable End-Markets, and Increase Waste Reduction and Resource Productivity • Circular Economy Act and the associated Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016. Action #14 of the Strategy calls for “the use of green procurement practices to build market demand for recovered materials.”