Plastic Pollution / Mar 27, 2020

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


Plastic Pollution / Jan 28, 2020

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


Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics / Dec 27, 2019

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Dec 13, 2019

The ultimate eco-guide to (not) gift giving this holiday season

Creative alternatives and new traditions to gift giving Just as I’m trying to move towards a low-waste lifestyle, along comes Christmas – the largest…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Toxics / Oct 25, 2019

The scariest things this Halloween are plastic and toxic chemicals. Here are some ways to avoid them

Hello, all you ghosts and goblins out there! We have a spooky story to share. Halloween is coming soon and you need to take…Read More


Plastic Pollution / Oct 04, 2019

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


Plastic Pollution / Oct 02, 2019

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


Plastic Pollution / Sep 17, 2019

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


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