single-use plastics

12:13PM
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Ottawa takes ‘plastics’ policy to the extreme

The government wants Canadians to “bring their own containers" to restaurants.


9:06AM
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Ottawa wages costly war on ‘plastics’ problem

Ninety-nine per cent of plastics used in Canada are disposed of safely via recycling, incineration or landfilling.


9:24AM
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Ottawa’s plastic bans will cost Canadians money

Paper manufacturing uses more energy than manufacturing plastic.


10:00AM
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Federal government continues misguided war on plastic

Approximately 93 per cent of all plastics dumped into the sea come from 10 rivers in Asia and Africa.


9:02AM
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Plastics help green the Earth despite Trudeau government plans
Refined petroleum and synthetic products have reduced demand for whales, trees and human labour in many forms.

4:26PM
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Trudeau government’s plastic ban all pain, little gain

Canada’s ban will have virtually no impact on plastic waste in the ocean.


10:11AM
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Plastics ban—look before you leap

Prime Minister Trudeau recently proposed a federal ban on certain single-use plastics.


3:54PM
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Plastic bag bans may do more harm than good

Advocates forget to account for the pollution from “cleaner” options.