The federal government recently reaffirmed its commitment to reduce plastic pollution, but the plastics lobby is working hard to make sure it doesn’t happen.
Environmental Defence is making it dead easy for us to let Prime Minister Trudeau and Environment Minister Wilkinson know we support listing plastic as a Toxic Substance, and banning single-use plastics.
Send a letter to the government expressing your support for these two important initiatives.
While the federal government is working on a pan-Canadian framework for reducing plastic pollution, there is still work to be done at the provincial and local levels. The province recently cleared the way for municipalities to ban single-use plastics, and as part of Plastic Pollution Awareness Day they've approved the bans in Surrey, Nanaimo, Esquimalt and Rossland.