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.

Canada is Urged to Stop the Recycling of Products with Globally Banned Toxic Flame Retardants: Groups Seek Greater Protection to the Environment and Health

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…