Solubag USA announces partnership with PHARMAPACKS

Solubag USA is pleased to announce its partnership with Pharmapacks (www.pharmapacks.com), a leading eCommerce enablement platform and retail seller for brands across major digital marketplaces.

Surrey to ban single use plastic by November 2021

Surrey to ban single use plastic, compostable and biodegradable bags by November 2021 – Surrey, BC has taken a huge step in banning not only plastic bags, but compostable and biodegradable bags as well. The bylaw is set to come in effect in the fall, to read more about it – CLICK READ MORE.

Vancouver to ban plastic bags by January 2022

As Canada’s third-largest city, Vancouver has taken a huge step in the push for anti-plastic consumption by banning all plastic bags as of the new year. This bylaw extends to all businesses, except for charitable food services due to COVID-19 concerns. To read more about the bylaw, CLICK READ MORE.

Saint John has banned Plastic Bags on July 1

Saint John has opted to go green this summer! After neighboring communities of Grand Bay-Westfield, Hampton and Quispamsis have already voted to ban plastic bags, Saint John is next to take the plunge.

Canada’s Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson: Our plastic problem is urgent

Plastics litter our beaches, parks, streets, shorelines and other places Canadians value. They collect in our oceans and waterways, harming marine life. Canadians dispose of more than three million tonnes of plastic every year — the vast majority of which ends up in landfills and in the natural environment. To read more about the interview with Wilkinson – CLICK READ MORE

Solubag USA announces partnership with PHARMAPACKS

Solubag USA is pleased to announce its partnership with Pharmapacks (www.pharmapacks.com), a leading eCommerce enablement platform and retail seller for brands across major digital marketplaces. This partnership will allow Solubag USA to be introduced to Pharmapacks’ wide network of partners across the country and will support them their continued expansion.

Plastic pollution increasingly clogging N.L. coastlines, decades of data show

A new report — which wrangles decades’ worth of data from fisherman accounts to scientific sampling into one comprehensive and sobering document — gives perhaps the most complete sense to date of the plastic pollution problem in Newfoundland and Labrador. Learn more in the article linked below.

Researcher Discovers Microplastics in Bay of Fundy Clams

Passionate about inspiring change, UNB grad student Krista Beardy hopes proof of microplastics in our clams will lead to action. Her preliminary results found “plastic contamination” in the flesh of every clam she collected, meaning microplastics are impacting us closer to home than we thought.

Nova Scotia Single-use plastic bag ban

As of October 2020, Nova Scotia has banned all single-use plastic bags. This law applies to all businesses, not just grocery stores. Read more about the ban on the Nova Scotia website.

Environment ministers are committed to reducing and recycling waste.

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.