Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: plastics

Defining Recycling: The first step toward a circular economy for plastics

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Sponsored story by CSA Group Versatility of plastic materials, ease of their manufacturing, and low production cost helped create a world where plastics are ubiquitous....

Read Between the Lines: New rules to strengthen recycling and composting...

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New data indicates that moving toward a more circular economy for plastics in Canada could reduce carbon emissions by 1.8 megatonnes annually, generate billions...

Funding gives old plastics new lease on life in B.C.

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A $10-million investment in the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund will help grow solutions to reduce plastic pollution, create new products and increase job opportunities...

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...

New national consultation process to curb plastic pollution

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Plastic pollution litters communities, waterways, and natural spaces across Canada. Every year, Canadians throw away three million tonnes of plastic waste, less than 10...

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...

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...

Canada Supports Transition to National Circular Plastics Economy

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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced approximately $1.3M to support five projects that aim to reduce plastic waste, prevent plastic...
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