Whether spanning decades or introduced fairly recently, all RCO programs uphold our mission and mandate for a variety of audiences, and seek to communicate our message as widely as possible.
Plastic Action Centre
An independent open-source repository that gathers information to educate, engage, and empower action on plastics. The Plastic Action Centre is a knowledge hub to provide governments, businesses, educators, researchers, and citizens the necessary scope of information to take meaningful action on plastics.
Waste Reduction Week in Canada
A national program focused solely on the principles of circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction.
Plastic Bag Grab
Our elementary school program that encourages students and teachers to embrace and apply the 3Rs to single-use plastic shopping bags.
Take Back The Light
Canada’s leading light recycling program for businesses and institutions, and provides a simple low-cost opportunity to have fluorescent lamps and light fixtures to be recycled responsibly.
Hands-on educational opportunity for high school students to learn about the environmental impacts of clothing consumption, fast fashion, and textile waste.
3RCertified is an innovative program that provides credible, public recognition to businesses and institutions that have made a meaningful commitment toward achieving a variety of important environmental goals.