Submission: Ministry Proposals to Exempt Harmful Activities from Licensing Requirements

CELA's response to the Ministry's proposals to exempt harmful activities from licensing requirements.

Action Alert – Environment Ministry Proposes to Exempt Harmful Activities from Licensing Requirements

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing to exempt certain waste management systems, storm water management, and water-taking from licensing requirements.

Webinar – Environment Ministry Proposes to Exempt Harmful Activities from Licensing Requirements

Free webinar on October 17th, 2023 to learn about government proposals to exempt waste management systems, storm water management, and water-taking from licensing requirements.

Transparency requirements on chemicals in plastics will support the effectiveness of the Plastic Treaty

NGOs are calling on countries to ensure the Plastic Treaty includes ambitious, binding and harmonized requirements for transparency of information on chemicals in plastics.

Proposed Administrative Penalties Regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

Response to ERO 019-0045: The proposed administrative penalties regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act

Media Release: New Blue Box program put business interests ahead of protecting the environment

Today, Minister Yurek announced changes to Ontario’s Blue Box recycling program. Unfortunately, this long-awaited shift of responsibility for Blue Box recycling from municipalities to the businesses who make, use and sell packaging will do little to reduce plastic pollution. Known as “extended producer responsibility,” the announcement signals that the new rules are light on measures to reduce plastics that end up in landfills, incinerators and the natural environment.