Despite the Blue Box program, Ontario has one of the worst collection rates for used plastic bottles in the country. Over 1.5 billion plastic bottles are not recycled each year in the province. These bottles end up in landfills or our environment, including the Great Lakes.
In Ontario, we’re working to get a deposit return program for plastic bottles. The program would increase recycling rates and keep bottles out of landfills and our environment.
New Blue Box program put business interests ahead of protecting the environment
Ontario wants YOU to pick up litter while it trashes improvements to the Blue Box
Ontario’s proposed Blue Box regulation will mean more plastic waste in parks, lakes, and landfills
Statement from environmental and civil society groups on Ontario’s draft Blue Box regulation announcement
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