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

Joint responses of NGOs to Ontario’s Blue Box Program and Extended Producer Responsibilities under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

CELA and 6 other organizations have written letters to the Ministry and Minister of Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) regarding coming changes to recycling in Ontario.

Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities: Discussion Paper. Response to Environmental Registry No. 013-4689

Title: Reducing Litter and Waste in Our Communities: Discussion Paper. Response to Environmental Registry No. 013-4689 Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: Response-Waste-Disc-Paper # of Pages: 13 Date authored: April 18, 2019 Author/s: Richard D. Lindgren, Emily Alfred, John…

Energy from Waste Standard Offer Program (EFW SOP)

Title: Letter Re: Energy from Waste Standard Offer Program (EFW SOP) to Ministers of Energy and of Environment and Climate Change Resource Type: Media Release Content: ENGO letter to IESO EFW SOP_a # of Pages: 3 Date authored: October 30,…

The Long and Winding Road to Zero Waste

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel on September 6, 2013 When I first joined CELA in the mid-1980s, an intense public policy debate was well underway in Ontario on what to do with the ever-increasing amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) being generated…