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Ban on certain harmful single-use plastics takes effect 

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Montréal – Canadians want to see an end to the harmful impacts of plastic pollution on nature and wildlife and the time to act is now. As Canada welcomes the world to the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, the Government of Canada reaffirmed its steadfast commitment to address plastic pollution and protect …

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Canada’s comprehensive approach to zero plastic waste

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Ottawa – Scientific evidence confirms that plastic pollution is pervasive in the environment, and that macroplastic pollution is harmful to wildlife and their habitat. Single-use plastics, such as checkout bags, and food and beverage service items, make up the bulk of macroplastics found on shorelines in Canada and internationally. The Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations were made under the authority of the Canadian Environmental Protection …