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New Study Estimates Amount of Plastic in Atlantic Ocean

The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12-21 million tonnes, according to a new study. This...

Plastic Pollution in the Aquatic Environment

Plastic wastes have generated global attention due to their omnipresence and profound ecosystem threats. These plastic wastes are polluting waters around the world and...

Researchers Study Invisible Plastics in Drinking Water and Wastewater

A research team has found that nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the water supply or settle out...

Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes Presents a Growing Concern: Study

New research suggests that the growing intensity and scale of plastic pollution in the Great Lake poses serious risks to human health and will...

Researchers Studying Behviour of Microplastics in Great Lakes

Using the Great Lakes as a laboratory, sedimentary petrologist Patricia Corcoran and her students at Western University in London, Ontario are studying the behaviour...

Ontario issues statement on recycling review

Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek issued a statement the report on how the province can better manage recycling and plastic waste....

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...

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Implements Strategy to Curb Use of Plastics

A new policy to curb the purchase and use of single-use plastics was announced at an employee town hall by the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson,...

Canadian Plastics Recycling Companies form Consortium

Canadian plastics recycling veterans and entrepreneurs Tony Moucachen and Emmie Leung have combined the market presence of their three extended plastics processing and recycling...

Environmental Groups Call for Hard Targets on Plastic Waste

Today, a number of environmental organizations have released a declaration that calls on the government of Canada to eliminate plastic waste in Canada by...

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