Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Tag: plastics pollution

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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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.

0
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.

0
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

0
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

0
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...
X