Landfill “shortage” claims a redux distraction from need for dramatic waste reduction

Isobel Mason, CELA Communications Intern, blogs about the distraction of alarmist warnings about shrinking landfill capacity in Ontario and the need to switch the focus from where we put garbage towards stopping generating so much of it in the first place.

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.

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

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