The government wants Canadians to “bring their own containers" to restaurants.
Ninety-nine per cent of plastics used in Canada are disposed of safely via recycling, incineration or landfilling.
Paper manufacturing uses more energy than manufacturing plastic.
Approximately 93 per cent of all plastics dumped into the sea come from 10 rivers in Asia and Africa.
Canada’s ban will have virtually no impact on plastic waste in the ocean.
Prime Minister Trudeau recently proposed a federal ban on certain single-use plastics.
Advocates forget to account for the pollution from “cleaner” options.