Provinces, feds meet to find path to better plastics recycling plan
Canada only recycles about 9% of the plastic it produces.
Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging
Canada is set to ban single-use plastics by 2021.
Single-use plastics ban not expected to hurt petrochemical growth
An expert says, while a ban may impact some end-product manufacturers in Eastern Canada, it likely won’t affect the oil and gas sector in the West.
Amhil North America takes charge of its energy costs
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Radical changes needed to improve Canada’s recycling output: report
More recycling facilities, investment in technology and government policies such as recycled content regulations.
Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles
Maine-based beverage maker says effort kicks off this month with 1-litre bottles for non-carbonated water.
Pembina proceeding with polypropylene plant venture with Kuwaiti firm
Plastic pellets will be sent to manufacturers around the world for use in the production of recyclable products.
Mexican border strikers win agreements at 27 of 45 plants
Factories make auto parts, medical equipment, plastics and other goods; more than 33% of the city’s 130 border plants affected.
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Plastic degrading in the ocean produces greenhouse gas: study
Canadian-led researchers in Hawaii found emissions phenomenon is intensified by sun exposure.
Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations
The coffee chain will make a strawless lid or straws made from alternative materials, like paper or compostable plastic, available at its more than 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020.
Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban: study
Countries might be stuck with more than 110 million tonnes of plastic by 2030.
BC aims to recycle difficult plastic: chip bags, crinkly wraps
Non-profit BC Recycle is gearing up for province-wide collection next year.
After plastics charter, Ottawa looking at curbing own use to reduce garbage
G7 nations signed a Canadian-driven plastics charter that commits to keeping plastic out of landfills by 2040.
Canada on hot seat to deliver on climate change and plastics at G7
Most of the negotiating done, but unclear if all the G7 leaders will sign the charter in Quebec.