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Single Use Coffee Cup – The Recycling Challenge

by Rebecca Zarmon, Sheridan College Individual Parts are Recyclable Polyethylene is one of the most prolific polymers in industry; it is used for plastic bags, food films, bottles, cutting boards, toys, insulation, and many other objects.  Disposable coffee cups are a prolific source of waste throughout Canada and North America.  These cups are typically constructed […]

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Ontario: Electronics & Batteries Producer Responsibility Consultation Ends February 6th, 2019

 by Jonathan D. Cocker, Baker McKenzie As part of the legal directive to transfer current government-overseen waste diversion obligations to a privately-run Individual Producer Responsibility regime (IPR), the Ontario Ministry of the Environment is currently holding consultations with stakeholders in the electronics/electrical equipment (EEE) and batteries industries regarding the coming circular economy regulation for EEE and […]