As of October 2020, the Government of Canada has issued a comprehensive that aims to completely phase out single-use plastics by 2030. With plastic polluting our rivers, lakes, oceans and wildlife, microplastics are constantly ending up in our water supply and into our bodies. Every year, Canadians throw away 3 million tonnes of plastic waste, and only 9% is recycled. The vast majority of plastics end up in landfills and about 29,000 tonnes find its
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billion plastic bags used by Canadians every year
million tonnes of plastic is thrown away every year
species of marine life are threatened because of plastic pollution
pounds of microplastics are ingested in one person's lifetime.
To help you find your way through the patchwork of plastic bag bylaws and regulations, we have assembled a quick reference table.
In July 2020, Regina city council passed the plastic bag bylaw ban that was delayed due to COVID-19. Now, it seems that Regina residents won’t be able to get plastic bags starting Feb 1st, 2022. The bylaw covers food service, retail, and service businesses, which includes everything from grocery stores to retailers to street vendors. Produce bags for bulk produce will be unaffected.
In September 2014 environment ministers adopted a vision for waste: for Canada to become a world leader in waste management. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment are currently working on the Canada-wide Action Plan on Zero Plastic Waste. Learn more about the plan with the link below.