A ban on plastics is not the solution: Jigish Doshi

PlastIndia Foundation president Jigish Doshi Proper waste management solutions and proper recycling – not a ban – are the key to tackling the problem of plastic pollution, says PlastIndia Foundation president Jigish Doshi. And creating more awareness about this aspect of plastics would be one of the key focus areasContinue Reading

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Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Jerry Gao, founder of LEAF Environmental Products Inc. poses with a compostable bag in front of a Co-op location in southwest Calgary on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Photo by Jim Wells/Postmedia Article content The founder of the Calgary-based company behind Co-op’s compostable shopping bagsContinue Reading

The proposed Exeter Public Safety Complex at 6 Continental Dr. which will house the police department and a fire sub-station.

EXETER — A $16 million bond for a new public safety complex, funding to add a roundabout to fix one of the town’s most dangerous intersections and a new town ordinance that would ban the distribution of single-use plastics on town property. These are just a few of the issuesContinue Reading

Plan for the Ban: New Year, New Canadian Plastics Regulation Update

Plan for the Ban: New Year, New Canadian Plastics Regulation Update January 18, 2023 Environmental Law Bulletin 10 minute read Overview In an effort to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030, the Canadian federal government, along with a number of provincial, territorial and municipal governments have introduced regulations and newContinue Reading

Far-reaching ban on single-use plastics in England

A range of polluting single-use plastics will be banned in England, Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey has announced today. The ban will include single-use plastic plates, trays, bowls, cutlery, balloon sticks, and certain types of polystyrene cups and food containers. This ban will be introduced from October 2023, allowing businesses timeContinue Reading