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Government of Ontario to Convene Great Lakes Guardians’ Council

On April 23, the Government of Ontario will convene the Great Lakes Guardians' Council, in memory of Josephine Mandamin, to discuss emerging issues around...

Industry Response to Plastic Pollution Gains International Momentum

Industry leaders are accelerating their response to global plastic pollution, as a coalition of chemical companies have announced an international alliance, while Nestlé has...

Imbrium Systems Introduces LittaTrap to Prevent Plastic from Entering Waterways

New Zealand-based Enviropod®, in conjunction with Canada’s Imbrium® Systems, recently introduced the Enviropod® LittaTrap™ to address plastic pollution and other trash in Canadian waterways. LittaTrap is a low-cost...

Canada Posts Summary Outcomes of Public Feedback on Plastic Pollution

The federal government continues to move forward on addressing plastic pollution, providing a report on its public consultation from April 22nd to September 21st,...

Canada Incentivizes Small Business Innovation to Combat Plastic Pollution

The federal government is leveraging procurement to drive sustainable innovation in Canada’s small businesses to help tackle plastic pollution. Through the Innovative Solutions Canada program,...

Quebec Research Finds Plastic Bag Ban Would Increase Plastic Pollution

A Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of various shopping bags, including five varieties of disposable or “single-use” bags and four varieties of “reusable” bags, found...

Earth Day 2018 will Begin an Effort to End Plastic Pollution

On Earth Day 2018, the Earth Day Network (EDN) will launch an ongoing effort to end plastic pollution. Yesterday, EDN announced that this April 22nd...

10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Enters the Great Lakes Yearly

Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have used computer models to estimate the volume of plastic and microplastics entering the Great Lakes each...

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