If your business or community wants to make a real commitment to sustainable development, Zero Waste Solutions can help. The creation of value for shareholders can be accomplished through sustainable practices. Zero Waste Solutions can aid your business or community to make sustainable choices in day-to-day management and utilization of resources.
Sustainability begins with how we treat the Earth's bounty, but it doesn't end there. Zero Waste Solutions can also assist your business with the social, environmental, ethical, and governance issues that are part of the package now commonly known as corporate social responsibility.
Zero Waste Solutions can inspire your business or community to implement best practices that result in triple bottom line dividends -- economic, environmental, and social. Integration of environmental and social criteria into mainstream business decision-making is a specialty at Zero Waste Solutions. We can guide your business or community to improve the implementation and monitoring of voluntary initiatives and industry self-regulation.
At Zero Waste Solutions our aim is to help you be the best you can be, to lead by example. We want you to do well by doing good. Working with your business or community, Zero Waste Solutions will facilitate the management vision and strategy needed to implement the policies and practices compatible with sustainable development and the concept of corporate responsibility.
With Zero Waste Solutions working for you, your enterprise will be in business with Nature and at one with the world.
Doing business as "unusual" is innovative and rewarding. Zero Waste Solutions will encourage your company to stand out from the crowd. Hear the applause?
"Taking responsibility for the process of business is -- being involved, doing your bit, and giving back when you can"
Check out all the new columns on the "Articles" page. You'll find the articles first on Nelsonbc.ca. where they are usually published on a biweekly basis. Visit the site and find out all you ever wanted to know about the wonderful City of Nelson, BC and area.
Check out our web site link of the month - The Center for Resource Solutions at http://www.resource-solutions.org/. The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), based in San Francisco, brings together diverse interests to implement practical resource solutions. Their national and international programs promote clean and efficient energy use, encourage sustainable economic growth, and help preserve the environment for present and future generations. The Center for Resource Solutions believes a small number of people can make a big difference in addressing sustainability issues. It encourages the transfer of sustainable technologies and foster international leadership in sustainability by building the human capacity to meet environmental, economic, and cultural needs. CRS is unique in its integrated approach to problem solving and networking with other organizations. One of CRS's major programs is the renewable energy certification program. Find out more about it at http://www.green-e.org/.
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"Discarding the Idea of Waste: The Need for a Zero Waste Policy Now!, September 2003" a report on zero waste prepared by Michael Jessen is available as an html document or in portable document format (pdf) using Adobe Acrobat Reader from the Resource Library page of this web site. This document is also available directly from the author at a cost of $50.00 plus shipping for a hard paper copy. Michael Jessen has also compiled a report entitled "Industry Product Stewardship and Beverage Container Waste Management Programs in Canada" which is available for $50.00. A shorter report "Industry Stewardship and Producer Responsibility in Canada" is available for $10.00. E-mail Zero Waste Solutions or use the contact information on our contact page.
This site was last updated on April 11, 2004
When visiting our Resource Library, you will find many new links to corporate social and environmental responsibility web sites. You can also donate free food to the world's hungry through The Hunger Site and save some of the world's rainforest through The Rainforest Site. By visiting FreeDonation.com, you can make multiple free daily donations to AIDS and cancer research, support the arts and education, save children, protect the environment, house the homeless, and end hunger.
If you are concerned about climate change, two interactive web sites have been listed in our Resource Library. You can send faxes to your political leader, receive e-mail updates, and get lots of information on what you can do. Check out the Pembina Institute's EcoAction site and the David Suzuki Foundation's Stop Climate Change site.
Give your business a sustainable future. Contact Michael Jessen at Zero Waste Solutions: 250-229-5632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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