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CIRCULAR ECONOMY ACCELERATOR

Incorporate circular economy principles into your operations.

GO CIRCULAR

The Circular Economy Accelerator Program provides hands-on support to businesses on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast who seek to adopt circular economy principles, reduce waste and emissions, increase revenue, and develop innovative practices. This program – the first of its kind in Canada – will position your business as a leader in the circular economy, attracting talent and investment, increasing revenue, and paving the way to a prosperous, sustainable, and resilient future for your community.

AS AN ACCELERATOR PARTICIPANT, YOU WILL:

  • Complete an on-site assessment with a circular advisor to identify circular solutions for your operations,

  • Receive a report outlining key opportunities to reduce waste, energy use, and emissions,

  • Incorporate leading sustainability practices, and 

  • Identify cost savings and value-add opportunities.

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OUR CIRCULARITY ASSESSMENT NOW GIVES US BASELINES AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO START SOMEWHERE. WE NOW KNOW WHERE WE ARE AND WANT TO BE PART OF THE CHANGE IN INDUSTRY THAT IS GAINING MOMENTUM.
- Mark Brackett, Project Team Lead, West Coast Pre Fab
2023 Accelerator Program Participant
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GET INVOLVED

Synergy Foundation  and VICEDA are actively exploring opportunities for Phase 2 of the Circular Economy Accelerator Program. If you would like to participate in the program or bring the program to your region, reach out to us.

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THE 2022/2023 FINAL REPORT IS NOW AVAILABLE.

WEBINAR SERIES

The Circular Economy Webinar Series was designed to provide guidance to businesses who want to implement circular economy principles in their operations but don’t know where to start. The series is comprised of four webinars aimed at the tourism and hospitality, construction, and food and beverage processing industries and local government.

A BUSINESS' GUIDE TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

This publication provides guidance for businesses who seek to implement circular economy concepts in their operations. It presents background information and actionable recommendations that empower organizations across sectors to take action and begin the transition towards circularity.

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2022 PARTNERS

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QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROGRAM?

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