Plastic Pollution / Jul 30, 2019

Mythbusting 5/5: Plastic pollution is our fault

It’s easy to feel responsible for the plastic mess we find ourselves in and naturally, we feel a sense of responsibility to clean it…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 25, 2019

Mythbusting 4/5: Burning plastic for energy is a great solution to end plastic pollution

From spewing harmful chemicals into our air to contributing to climate change, burning plastic waste is not a sustainable solution to end plastic pollution. …Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 23, 2019

Mythbusting 3/5: Plastic only pollutes the oceans

Yes, our oceans are drowning in plastic waste but it doesn’t end there. From the Great Lakes to the food we eat and the…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 18, 2019

Mythbusting 2/5: Increasing recycling rates will end plastic pollution

Recycling alone is not the key to solving our plastic pollution problem For many of us recycling is some sort of moral obligation; a…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jul 16, 2019

Mythbusting 1/5: Plastic pollution is Asia’s problem – not ours

Don’t kid yourself, Asian countries are not the only culprits for plastic pollution Few disagree that there is a plastics crisis on our hands….Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jun 13, 2019

Great news! The feds have committed to real action on plastics, and it's ticking a lot of boxes

This week, the Canadian government announced that it will take measures to address plastic pollution. During the announcement, a journalist asked the Prime Minister…Read More


Plastic Pollution / May 01, 2019

Chemicals in plastics are harming your health – here are three simple things you can do about it

We all know that plastic pollution is harming wildlife. We’ve seen photos of turtles trapped in beer rings, whales with stomachs full of plastic…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Mar 28, 2019

Don’t mop the floor while the tap is still running; why cleanups are not the solution to Ontario’s plastic problem

As spring approaches and the mounds of snow and ice finally start to melt away, a familiar sight emerges.  Garbage.  Plastic bottles, cans, plastic…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Feb 07, 2019

The plastics industry says it wants to fix plastic pollution! But don't ask them to produce less plastic.

Warning, sarcasm ahead… Good news! Some of the biggest companies in the world including producers and users of plastic launched an initiative with the…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Jan 22, 2019

Is Canada a world leader on plastics? Even NESTLÉ is doing more to tackle plastic pollution.

Nestlé, one of the world’s biggest food producers, announced last week that it will be phasing out all non-recyclable or tough to recycle plastics…Read More