Joint NGOs response to Ontario’s Blue Box Program and Extended Producer Responsibilities (detailed comments) under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

CELA and 6 other organizations wrote a letter to the Director of Resource Recovery Policy Branch of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) to provide detailed comments on coming changes to recycling in Ontario.

Joint NGO respond to Ontario Blue Box Program and Extended Producer Responsibility (under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act)

CELA and 6 other orgnanizations wrote a letter to the Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks, to offer some suggestions to improve proposed changes to the Blue Box recycling program and regulation of Printed Paper and Packaging (PPP).

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.

CELA Submissions to the Ontario Government on Bill 132

Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association

Scoping Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Releases from the Recycling of Paper and Textiles and their Implications for the Great Lakes-St Lawrence River Ecosystem:

Identifying Opportunities to Address Toxicity of Products in a Circular Economy Report-PFAS-Sept-2019