Sign now to ban single-use plastic in Canada

Petition to the Government of Canada Whereas: We, the undersigned, citizens and residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to: 1. Strengthen regulatory definitions to include more harmful single-use plastic items and close loopholes that currently allow plastic items to be replaced with more durable problematic plastic; 2. Remove the exemption that allows banned products toContinue reading “Sign now to ban single-use plastic in Canada”

Unpacking Canada’s Single-Use Plastic Ugly Truth

Canada has a plastic problem with an overreliance on single-use plastic. 3.3 million metric tons of plastic are disposed of in Canada each year. 50% of the plastic used in Canada is for single-use items. Only 9% is recycled, with the remainder ending up in landfills or polluting land and waterways. And plastic waste isContinue reading “Unpacking Canada’s Single-Use Plastic Ugly Truth”