Responding to Basel Convention on Plastic Waste Amendments and Canada-US Arrangement on the trade of Plastic Waste

Fé de Leon, CELA and Olga Speranskaya, Health and Environment Justice Support Fé de Leon and Olga Speranskaya write the Plastics and Waste Management Directorate of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to support strong measures on plastic waste…

Acting on Plastic Waste and Packaging – What All Levels of Government Should Consider First

Fé de Leon and Olga Speranskaya, from CELA and HEJSupport, give their view of how plastic waste and packaging could be better managed through extended producer responsibility and a toxic-free circular economy.

Backgrounder – Canada and Turkey risk being dumping ground for plastic waste

Canada and Turkey risk being dumping ground for plastic waste - Compliance to Basel Convention amendments on plastics and “no consensus” under OECD Working Group key contributing factors

Addressing toxic substances, Circular Framework and Life Cycle Approach for Plastics: Response to Draft Science Assessment of Plastic Pollution

CELA, Citizens' Network on Waste Management, and Health and Environment Justice Support (HEJSupport) argue in favour of designating plastic as toxic, as well as other measures that would strengthen environmental protection and disclosure requirements around plastic production and use.

Basel Ban Amendment prohibiting exports of hazardous wastes

Title: Basel Ban Amendment prohibiting exports of hazardous wastes Resource Type: Letter Content: Letter-to-Minister-McKenna-17-July-2019 # of Pages: 3 Date authored: July 17, 2019 Author/s: Kathleen Ruff, Theresa McClenaghan, Jim Puckett, Tadeese Amera, Sarah King, Beatrice Olivastri & Heather Marshall Author…

Incorporating Basel Convention plastics amendments into the OECD Decision

Title: Re: Incorporating Basel Convention plastics amendments into the OECD Decision Resource Type: Letter Content: L-Incorp-Basel-Conv-plastics-amendmts-OECD-Decision # of Pages: 3 Date authored: July 3, 2019 Publication number: 1285 Author/s: Kathleen Ruff, Theresa McClenaghan, Sarah King, Jim Puckett, Tadesse Amera Author…