“Zero Waste is about
so much more than just waste.”

WHAT WE DO

Our Services

We provide a range of commercial services for facilities to meet their Zero Waste aspirations and resource management needs.

zero waste education and training services

EDUCATION & TRAINING

zero waste services

ZERO WASTE SERVICES

zero waste resource management services

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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WHAT WE DO

Education & Training

HSR Zero Waste is the exclusive provider of Zero Waste Canada Educational Programs.

With access to a global network of Zero Waste and resource management professionals, we represent the premier local driver of Zero Waste practices, policies, and expertise within the community, offering a wide array of Zero Waste Educational Programs that guide business and individuals towards a lower environmental impact and the circular/sharing economy.

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WHAT WE DO

Zero Waste Services

Zero Waste Facility Assessment

Zero Waste Facility Assessment

Site visit for higher level assessment

✓ create Zero Waste baseline

✓ determine alignment of activities

✓ identify high level opportunity areas

Zero Waste Composition Study

Zero Waste Composition Study

Material discards audit

✓ create Zero Waste baseline data

✓ determine current program effectiveness

✓ identify specific problem items and behaviours

Zero Waste Recognition & Certification Evaluation

Zero Waste Recognition & Certification Evaluation

Review of existing documentation for Zero Waste Certification

✓ breakdown of current standing towards Recognition and/or Certification eligibility

✓ breakdown of actionable items towards Recognition and/or Certification eligibility

TRUE Certification

TRUE Certification

US-based recognition for Zero Waste

✓ brand association with Zero Waste Certification

Zero Waste Canada “On The Road To Zero Waste” Recognition

Zero Waste Canada “On The Road To Zero Waste” Recognition

Recognition for internal practices and achievement of first steps towards Zero Waste Certification

✓ set trajectory towards Zero Waste

✓ brand association with Zero Waste

Zero Waste Canada Zero Waste Certification

Zero Waste Canada Zero Waste Certification

Recognition for Zero Waste

✓ program structure for continuous improvement

✓ brand association with Zero Waste Certification

✓ minimize waste hauling fees & purchasing expenses

Zero Waste Education & Training

Zero Waste Education & Training

Program-specific education tailored to objectives and policies

✓ introduce foundational Zero Waste principles and practices

✓ outline day-to-day implications on-sites

Zero Waste Community Outreach/Engagement

Zero Waste Community Outreach/Engagement

Outreach delivery for Zero Waste

✓ brand association with Zero Waste

✓ meet sustainability/CSR objectives

✓ create/reinforce community presence through education

WHAT WE DO

Resource Management Services

Program Management

Program Management

One service provider managing all facility materials generated

✓ reduce administrations costs

✓ increase adaptability to market conditions

✓ ensure optimum efficiency and control towards meeting objectives

On-Site Resource Management Program

On-Site Resource Management Program

On-site sorting team addressing material contamination downstream

✓ avoid waste hauling fees/penalties

✓ enhance internal facility experience

✓ increase material waste diversion rate

On-Site Environmental Advocate Program

On-Site Environmental Advocate Program

On-site advocate team avoiding material contamination at source

✓ avoid waste hauling fees/penalties

✓ enhance internal understanding and culture

✓ maximize operational efficiency

✓ maximize material waste diversion rate potential