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Newfoundland and Labrador Bans Retail Plastic Bags

New amendments to the Environmental Protection Act in Newfoundland and Labrador will allow the provincial government to draft regulations that will ban the distribution...

Montreal to Battle Disposable Water Bottle

After Montreal has eliminated plastic bags in 2018, it will take on plastic water bottles, said Mayor Denis Coderre. Mayor Coderre cited the 700 million single-use plastic bottles in Quebec landfills every year as reason for the ban.

ACSH Calls BPA Scares “Unfounded”

The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) has released its Top 10 Unfounded Health Scares of 2008 list-and near the top sits the...

CUPE Wants NS to ‘Ditch the Bottle’

A broad-based coalition of organizations in Nova Scotia has come together to convince municipalities and school boards that the sale and provision of bottled...

New Herbicide-Fertilizer Ban Protects Alberta’s Water

A new ban on herbicide-fertilizer combination products in Alberta will help protect the quality of water downstream of urban areas. As of January 1,...

School Board Seeks Bottled Water Alternatives: Orangeville Citizen

Municipalities aren't the only bodies considering bottled water bans: now schools are in on the action. The Orangeville Citizen reports that the Upper Grand...

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