Canadian-led researchers in Hawaii found emissions phenomenon is intensified by sun exposure.
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.
Countries might be stuck with more than 110 million tonnes of plastic by 2030.
Non-profit BC Recycle is gearing up for province-wide collection next year.
G7 nations signed a Canadian-driven plastics charter that commits to keeping plastic out of landfills by 2040.
Most of the negotiating done, but unclear if all the G7 leaders will sign the charter in Quebec.
Targets designed to get ahead of government regulation; Canada in consultation phase of national plastics strategy.
Will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics and use of plastics with better recycling rates.
Some of the grant will go towards a $2.2-billion expansion in Sarnia, including a new polyethylene facility.
That could include creating a plastics charter or a zero waste goal: McKenna.
US-based Platinum Equity says John Galt, Husky CEO since 2005, will stay on to lead the business.
Quebec plastics maker survives recession by diversifying and expanding operations.
Design and engineering of the new facility will begin this year, with construction starting in 2018.
Of the 9.1 billion tons made, nearly 7 billion tons are no longer used.
Deal expands the footprint of the Montreal manufacturer of injection-moulded products in the US and South America.