Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: plastics pollution

Canada plastics pact brings ground-breaking industry-wide action

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The Canada Plastics Pact is initiating a ground-breaking industry wide action plan to address plastic waste. The new shared action plan is expected to...

B.C. Municipalities Empowered to Ban Single-Use Plastics

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Municipalities throughout British Columbia (B.C.) can now move more quickly to prevent plastics from polluting their communities. Under new rules, local governments can institute...

AI Tech Receives Support to Sort Recyclable Plastic in B.C.

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A British Columbia-based technology company was recently awarded a grant from the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund to support the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered...

Funds to Turn Old Plastic Into New Opportunities in B.C.

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Turning plastics from old car batteries into new ones, developing artificial intelligence to sort plastics for recycling, and supporting local micro-recycling facilities are among...

Canada Takes Regulatory Action to Address Plastic Pollution

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Several major environmental organizations are applauding the Government of Canada's decision to list “plastic manufactured items” on Schedule 1 under the Canadian Environmental Protection...

B.C. Coastal Cleanup Tackling Marine Debris in Partnership with Indigenous Nations

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Up to 1,200 kilometres of British Columbia's coastlines and more than 100 derelict vessels are the targets of new marine debris clean-up projects, in...

Tim Hortons Implements New Sustainability Initiatives 

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One of the most popular restaurant chains in Canada is embarking on the next steps in its mission to improve its environmental impact with...

Government of Canada seeks input on integrated plastic waste plan

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Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste...

Georgian Bay Org Joins the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup  

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The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup has announced that the Georgian Bay Forever organization has joined its initiative. The environmental charity is dedicated to the protection,...

Ban on single-use products proposed in Yukon

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The Government of Yukon is proposing amendments to its Environment Act to strengthen the territory’s waste reduction efforts by allowing for the banning certain types...
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