Archive for Tag: sustainability

B.C. preps packaging changes that could include ban on plastic bags

Move intended to create provincewide plan following the differing actions of major cities like Vancouver, Surrey and Victoria VICTORIA — The B.C. government is preparing to introduce new bans on single-use plastic products, like grocery bags, as well as boosted options for recycling. The changes will be introduced within...

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Fresh produce industry identifies way forward for plastics

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has released a technical report providing a landscape review of plastics in the Canadian fresh produce sector based on the work of its Plastics Working Group. According to the report, “The majority of problematic plastics identified by governments and NGOs have little correlation to plastic...

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