Advocacy to Add “Plastic Manufactured Items” to Schedule 1 of Canadian Environmental Protection Act

CELA joins 29 additional organizations in writing to the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson and the Honourable Patty Hajdu calling for adding “Plastic Manufactured Items” to Schedule 1 of CEPA

Fiddling with the Constitutional Underpinning of CEPA’s Authority to Control Toxic Substances: A Bad Idea

CELA Counsel Joe Castrilli blogs about problems with current notions being floated in Ottawa, some provinces, and within the petrochemical industry about whether to characterize plastic pollution as "non-toxic" but still regulate it under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

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.

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.