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.
Fifty-two groups call on Ontario government to take advantage of once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fix the Blue Box and eliminate packaging waste - joint statement released today that sets expectations for forthcoming regulation to address Ontario’s packaging, paper, and packaging-like products (PPPP) waste
Joint statement from environmental and civil society groups that sets expectations for forthcoming regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act to address Ontario’s packaging, paper, and packaging-like products (PPPP) waste.
John Jackson, Co-chair of the Toxics Free Great Lakes Binational Network, urges the Committee to address the issues that have lead to delays in implementing Annex 3 of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which deals with Chemicals of Mutual Concern.
Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.
CELA and HEJSupport are pleased that Canada decided to withdraw its exemption on recycling articles the include 4 fire retardant polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), known to be associated with serious adverse health effects.