Mar 27, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

How can Canada drastically reduce its plastic waste? These six solutions are a good way to start

Canada has a single-use plastics problem. More than one-third of plastics produced every year are used for packaging, and most of that heads to…Read More


Jan 28, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Nestlé, Tim Hortons and Coca-Cola and other corporate polluters are making the plastic crisis worse. Shame on them!

We continuously hear commitments from companies to end plastic waste, make products more recyclable, and to eliminate single-use plastic items like plastic straws. But…Read More


Oct 04, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

How Toronto’s plan to reduce single-use plastic items can be a game changer

Single-use plastic takeaway items such as bags, coffee cups, and Stryofoam have received a lot of criticism in the media lately. And rightfully so….Read More


Oct 02, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Eight ways the Ontario government can reduce plastic waste

When it comes to stopping plastic pollution, there’s so much onus on consumers to change their habits. But did you know that the best…Read More


Sep 17, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Everything you want to know about proposed changes to Ontario’s Blue Box

Last month, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment announced that changes will be made to the Blue Box starting in 2023 . We applauded this…Read More


Jul 30, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

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


Jul 25, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

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


Jul 23, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

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


Jul 18, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

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


Jul 16, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

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