Solid Waste Management Plan Survey Available On Ottawa.ca
Have you filled out the Solid Waste Master Plan (SWMP) survey on Engage Ottawa? Please let the City know what is important to you when it comes to waste management and encourage your family and friends to participate as well! Completing the survey will only take 10 to 15 minutes, but the input you provide may have a lasting impact on future…
Banning Single Use Plastics In Canada
From Canada.ca News release December 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario “Plastic pollution litters our beaches, parks, streets, shorelines and other places Canadians value. It is harmful to our nature and wildlife and Canadians are demanding action. That is why the Government of Canada is moving forward with a comprehensive plan to address plastic pollution in…
Ontario Enhancing Blue Box Program
TORONTO — Following extensive consultations, the Ontario government is improving blue box recycling by expanding service to more communities, standardizing the list of materials that can be recycled across the province and saving municipalities money by making producers of products and packaging fully responsible for the cost and operation of the program.
WWO Provides Comments To Environment Canada On Plastic Products Policy
The Environment and Climate Change Canada Proposed Integrated Management Approach to Plastics Products to Prevent Waste and Pollution is a step forward in support of commitments to zero plastics waste but it is only a modest step forward which fails to address a long list of environmentally problematic plastics and plastics where value recovery is…
No Time To Waste: A Report from Environmental Defence
The world is facing a plastic pollution crisis. Plastic pollution has been found practically everywhere scientists look— in the high arctic and the deep sea, in food and water, and even inside us. Canada is a significant contributor to this problem. Every year, 4.5 million tonnes of plastic are introduced to the Canadian market.