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


Plastic Pollution / Jul 24, 2019

Rome wasn’t built in a day and #PlasticFreeJuly won’t end plastic pollution - but it’s a good start!

With #PlasticFreeJuly coming to an end, it’s time to step back and think about why this month exists in the first place. It is…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