Jun 01, 2017 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Debunking the beverage industry’s deposit return claims: part 2

Yesterday, we posted the first part of our response to the Canadian Beverage Association’s claims saying that a deposit return program for plastic bottles…Read More


May 31, 2017 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Debunking the beverage industry’s deposit return claims: part 1

A few weeks ago, The Hamilton Spectator published an opinion piece of ours. In the piece, we wrote about the need for increased funding to help…Read More


Feb 28, 2017 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

Coca-Cola backs Scottish deposit return on plastic bottles. Will it do the same in Ontario?

That’s the question after the beverage company recently announced its support for a deposit return program in Scotland. The Association for the Protection of…Read More


Jan 06, 2017 / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater

10,000 (tonne) reasons why Ontario needs a deposit on plastic bottles

How much plastic pollution do you think is in the Great Lakes? The numbers may shock you. Nearly 80 per cent of the litter…Read More


Nov 06, 2016 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

Five Tips for an Eco-friendly Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner and there is still a lot to do! Buying last-minute gifts, cooking and baking, organizing parties,…Read More