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.

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

Ontario–Recycling is the Last Resort

Joint statement from environmental and civil society groups that sets expectations for forthcoming regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act to address Ontario’s packaging, paper, and packaging-like products (PPPP) waste.

Transitioning the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Program to Full Extended Producer Responsibility

7 environmental NGOs submit their recommendations to the MOECP regarding hazardous waste.

Early feedback on Stewardship Ontario’s Amended Blue Box Plan Proposal

Title: Re: Early feedback on Stewardship Ontario’s Amended Blue Box Plan Proposal Resource Type: Letter Content: 1152-ENGOfinalA-BBPPletter # of Pages: 10 Date authored: November 29, 2017 Publication number: 1152 Author/s: Emily J. Alfred, Fe de Leon, Ashley Wallis, John Jackson,…