Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: plastics pollution

New partners confirmed for Canada Plastics Pact

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Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) has welcomed six new Partners in Q3 of 2022 who are uniting under the CPP's shared action plan to build...

The Cost of Plastic Pollution: How economic instruments can address recovery...

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The problem of plastic pollution is gaining increasing attention from the media, from politicians, from scientists, from environmentalists, and, hopefully, from the public. However,...

Steps taken toward better recycling and resource recovery across Canada

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The Government of Canada is continuing to bring forward new measures to better manage plastic and move towards its goal of zero plastic waste...

National ban on harmful single-use plastics comes into effect soon

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Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, and Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, published final regulations to prohibit single-use plastics including: checkout...

Scientists call for cap on production to end plastic pollution

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An international group of experts says the production of new plastics should be capped to solve the plastic pollution problem. The authors argue that...

NOVA Chemicals and Enerkem advance commercialization of chemical recycling tech

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NOVA Chemicals Corporation and Enerkem Inc. are advancing their versatile and energy efficient chemical recycling technology to pilot stage in Edmonton, Alberta, thanks in part...

Canada moving forward with single-use plastics ban

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The Government of Canada is moving forward with a comprehensive plan to address plastic pollution in the long term that includes a ban on...

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...