Topic: Environment

Higher, material-specific targets needed for recycling programs (photo:: Nick Fewings via Unsplash) News / Environment

Environmental Defence calls for higher, material-specific targets for Ontario’s recycling programs

November 07, 2020 / by Sam Dharmasena (author)

On Oct. 19, the Ontario government announced its next steps to revamp curb-side recycling through the blue box program. Their proposal is posted for public feedback until Dec. 2, 2020. CJRU spoke with Ashley Wallis, the plastic program manager at Environmental Defence Canada, to learn how plastics navigate the recycling system and what’s missing from the proposal.

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