Apr 06, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Plastics and Pandemics: The real facts about single-use plastics and the COVID-19 crisis

A lot has changed over the last couple of weeks. Many of us are anxious about the future and worried about our loved ones….Read More


Mar 27, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

How can Canada drastically reduce its plastic waste? These six solutions are a good way to start

Canada has a single-use plastics problem. More than one-third of plastics produced every year are used for packaging, and most of that heads to…Read More


Jan 28, 2020 / Plastic Pollution

Nestlé, Tim Hortons and Coca-Cola and other corporate polluters are making the plastic crisis worse. Shame on them!

We continuously hear commitments from companies to end plastic waste, make products more recyclable, and to eliminate single-use plastic items like plastic straws. But…Read More


Dec 27, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change / Livable Communities / Plastic Pollution / Safeguarding Freshwater / Toxics

What’s in store for 2020? Here are our predictions for next year’s biggest environmental news stories

2019 was a big year for environmental news. Here’s a quick recap: UN scientists took off the gloves on their warnings to us about…Read More


Dec 13, 2019 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

The ultimate eco-guide to (not) gift giving this holiday season

Creative alternatives and new traditions to gift giving Just as I’m trying to move towards a low-waste lifestyle, along comes Christmas – the largest…Read More


Oct 25, 2019 / Plastic Pollution / Toxics

The scariest things this Halloween are plastic and toxic chemicals. Here are some ways to avoid them

Hello, all you ghosts and goblins out there! We have a spooky story to share. Halloween is coming soon and you need to take…Read More


Oct 04, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

How Toronto’s plan to reduce single-use plastic items can be a game changer

Single-use plastic takeaway items such as bags, coffee cups, and Stryofoam have received a lot of criticism in the media lately. And rightfully so….Read More


Oct 02, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Eight ways the Ontario government can reduce plastic waste

When it comes to stopping plastic pollution, there’s so much onus on consumers to change their habits. But did you know that the best…Read More


Sep 17, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Everything you want to know about proposed changes to Ontario’s Blue Box

Last month, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment announced that changes will be made to the Blue Box starting in 2023 . We applauded this…Read More


Jul 30, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Mythbusting 5/5: Plastic pollution is our fault

It’s easy to feel responsible for the plastic mess we find ourselves in and naturally, we feel a sense of responsibility to clean it…Read More