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The Shift from a Linear Economy to a Circular Economy is...

We have been playing a dramatic game of chicken with the natural limits of the planet for centuries. On one side is human behaviour...

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...

National Shoreline Cleanup for World Environment Day

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will partner with Environment and Climate Change Canada, leading 150 shoreline cleanups across the country on World Environment Day...

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...

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.

Environmental Defence Applauds Federal Regulation of Microbeads

Environmental Defence has issued a statement to applaud the federal government’s decision to add microbeads to the Schedule 1 list of toxic substances under the...

Report Recommends Strategy to Address Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

A new report is calling on the Ontario government to implement an incentive for the public to recycle plastic bottles to reduce plastic pollution...

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