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Towards a Zero Plastic Waste Canada – Declaration on Plastics

Thanks to the efforts of the signatories named below and Environmental Defence, this Declaration on Plastics has been sent to Prime Minister Trudeau, and Minister McKenna.  Let’s hope they respond with an invitation to discuss and move forward, towards a zero plastic waste Canada! In Canada, nearly 90 per cent of plastics end up incinerated, Read More

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Microplastics Found in Some Canadian Bottled Water

Are you drinking plastic?   A CBC Marketplace investigation found that many Canadian bottled water brands contain microplastics. Those microplastics can enter a human’s bloodstream and stay there, however the potential impact on people hasn’t been studied.   RELATED NEWS – Plastics Found in Bottled Drinking Water (google search link) Bottled Water: You Could Be Read More

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Giving New Life to Litter!

Image from the Ocean Wise Blog Meet the new shoreline litter drop-off site at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium. In honour of Earth Day, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Ocean Legacy are launching a new shoreline litter drop-off location at Ocean Wise’s Vancouver Aquarium.  Not only will this new drop-off location keep trash off shorelines Read More

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Donate your Bottle Return to Help us Clean up the Ocean!

Plastic Ocean Video from Green Marketing on Vimeo. For a moment we invite you to think about the ocean… Not that beautiful blue thing you see in commercials or the view from above. Think about what is in our oceans and what increases every day. Think about what it is doing to us and to Read More

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Tell Canada to support the bill that will tackle the global plastics crisis

SIGN THE PETITION NOW Canadians toss out a massive amount of plastic every year, including almost 3 billion plastic bags. Much of this plastic ends up in the ocean where it causes serious harm to marine animals: straws stuck up sea turtles nostrils, plastic debris starving seabirds and tiny microplastics entering the food chain. Corporations, like Read More