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.
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).
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.
Consultations regarding changes to paper recycling in Ontario do not include key environmental organizations. This letter to the Minister of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MOECP) asks for a meeting to discuss the changes.
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.
Download the Media Release here: Press Release - Recycling Exemption January 29 2020 Ottawa, Canada – Only a small group of countries continues taking advantage of a loophole in the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that allow banned…