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…

Canada challenged to stop violating UN environmental Convention

View associated letter and legal opinion sent April 15/19 to Prime Minister Trudeau. Apr 16 2019 The UN Basel Convention constitutes binding international law and forbids the dumping of illegal wastes in developing countries. Canada has ratified the Convention and is therefore legally and…

Letter to PM Trudeau re contravention of Canada’s obligations under the Basel Convention Letter from five organizations with associated legal opinion prepared by Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation

Title: Letter to PM Trudeau re contravention of Canada's obligations under the Basel Convention Letter from five organizations with associated legal opinion prepared by Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation Resource Type: Letter Content: Ltr-PM-Basel-Conv-Phillipines-w-Legal-Opinion # of Pages: 28…