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Government Introduces Plan to Ban Plastics by 2021

  • By: AMC
  • On: 10/26/2020 16:33:06
  • In: News
In major initiatives, the government introduced a plan to ban plastics by 2021.
In major initiatives, the government introduced a plan to ban plastics by 2021.  The government proposes to ban six items: plastic checkout bags, straws, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery, and food ware made from hard-to-recycle plastics. The government is calling for comments on its discussion paper, A Proposed Integrated Management Approach to Plastic Products to Prevent Waste and Pollution, to implement regulations. Submissions are open until Dec. 9. Regulations are expected by end of 2021.
 
News Release:
https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2020/10/canada-one-step-closer-to-zero-plastic-waste-by-2030.html
 
Discussion Paper:
https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/canadian-environmental-protection-act-registry/plastics-proposed-integrated-management-approach.html

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