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.

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.

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.

US Relaxation of Environmental Rules in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic – The Implications for Canada and Mexico

By Joseph Castrilli, CELA Counsel In a move that has implications for international arrangements with Canada regarding protection of the North American environment, the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, citing the coronavirus pandemic as its justification, has announced…