September 28 & 29, 2022

Refund Policy

Registration cancellations WILL NOT be accepted by phone. All cancellation requests MUST be submitted in writing to ZWC Admin.

The following cancellation penalties will apply:

  • Prior to July 28, 2022: full registration fee will be refunded
  • From July 29, 2022: no refunds. 

If participants cannot attend the conference, the registration is transferable to another member of their organization. Substitution is free of charge and must be received in writing from the actual registrant. 

Need a place to stay?

Below is a list of hotels nearby the Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) East: 

Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 West Hastings Street (11 mins. walk to VCC East) / 604-697-0202

The Listel Hotel
1300 Robson Street (19 mins. walk to VCC East) / 604-684-8461

Executive Hotel Soleil
567 Hornby Street (8 mins. walk to VCC East) / 604-632-3000

Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
900 Canada Place (2 mins. walk to VCC East) / 604-691-1991


Re-imagine our future – regenerative and waste-free by design. Join us at the 2022 Zero Waste Conference to be inspired by the entrepreneurs and innovators that are making the circular economy a reality, engage with policy and business leaders from across the country, and hear from global pioneers leading the way. With a curated program that includes engaging keynote presentations, interactive sessions, and networking, this year’s event offers something for everyone.


In Person

Includes a day and a half of curated programming and networking opportunities, a continental breakfast and lunch each day, a networking reception Wednesday evening and access to the conference app for enhanced networking and program information. You will also have exclusive access to conference recordings for 60 days after the conference.

General: $495 + GST

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A virtual option includes access to programing in real time, the conference app, and exclusive access to conference recordings for 60 days after the conference.

General: $350 + GST

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Student Rate:

A limited number of students (25) living in the Metro Vancouver region will be eligible for a reduced registration rate. Please fill out and submit an application by July 31, 2022 and you will receive a response by September 1, 2022 as to whether you have been selected to register for $100.

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The Zero Waste Conference is presented by Metro Vancouver and the National Zero Waste Council offering participants a curated program of local and global thought leaders who share their insights and inspirations about circular economy success stories and waste prevention innovations.

Join us at this year’s Zero Waste Conference to explore the ideas and actions with the greatest potential to transform our communities and economies in support of a future without waste.