Blue bin blues: Why recycling in Canada is a big green lie - News Summed Up

Blue bin blues: Why recycling in Canada is a big green lie


Listen here or subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you listen to your favourite podcasts. If you would like to support the journalism of the Toronto Star, you can subscribe at thestar.com/subscribingmatters. Guest: Richard Warnica, Business feature writerPlastic recycling in Ontario has been called a “green lie.” For instance, Canada produced about 1.9 million tonnes of plastic packaging in 2019, according to a recent report commissioned by the Canada Plastics Pact. Ontario is modernizing the recycling regime in the province, putting more of the onus on companies to deal with their packaging waste. Along with action from Ottawa, now could be the time where we all get more real about recycling and making it actually work.


Source: thestar May 18, 2022 01:58 UTC



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