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


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 21, 2019

Plastic Pollution and the Myth of Convenience

Why do we have a plastic problem? There are many reasons. It is lightweight, flexible, strong and cheap. From the 1950s the world saw…Read More


Plastic Pollution / May 17, 2019

A Day in the Life - Nine tips for zero-waste grocery shopping!

This is a guest post by zero-waste blogger Tara McKenna. Check out her Instagram @ZeroWasteCollective for more awesome tips and encouragement on living plastic…Read More