plastic bag ban

Printer-friendly version
Ottawa’s plastic ban plan—stunningly poor and deceptive policy

Alternatives to plastic straws, forks and spoons likely cause as much or more environmental harm.

Printer-friendly version
Ottawa’s anti-plastic crusade enters dangerous territory

According to the government’s own analysis, these regulations will increase waste generated from substitutes by almost 300,000 tonnes in 2024.

Printer-friendly version
Ottawa’s plastics ban is bad for the environment

According to the government’s own report, 99 per cent of the country’s plastic waste is already disposed of safely.

Printer-friendly version
Science exposes Ottawa’s ill-founded war on plastics

Alternatives to single-use plastics actually have worse impacts on the environment.

Printer-friendly version
Ottawa takes ‘plastics’ policy to the extreme

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

Printer-friendly version
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.

Printer-friendly version
Ottawa’s plastic bans will cost Canadians money

Paper manufacturing uses more energy than manufacturing plastic.

Printer-friendly version
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.

Printer-friendly version
Plastics ban one more blow to Alberta’s energy sector

Investment in Canada’s oil and gas sector has declined by 35 per cent.