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Canada to ban sale of single use plastics by end of 2023

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The Canadian government is banning companies from importing or making plastic bags and Styrofoam takeout containers by the end of this year, their sale by the end of next year and their export by the end of 2025. The ban will affect plastic straws, bags, cutlery, stir sticks and six-pack rings that hold cans and bottles. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first promised in June 2019 that his government would phase out the production and use of hard-to-recycle plastic items.
2 months ago·Ottawa, Canada

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Reuters

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from Dec

The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these items to come into effect in December.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Canada lays out rules banning single-use plastics

Ban on manufacture and import of six types of items will begin in December 2022, and ban on sale a year later

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

The final countdown to banning some single-use plastics in Canada begins today

Canadians will need to find alternatives for plastic straws and grocery bags by the end of the year as the federal government puts the final motions in place to ban some single-use plastics.

2 months ago·Canada
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CTV News

Final countdown to banning some single-use plastics in Canada begins

Canadians will need to find alternatives for plastic straws and grocery bags by the end of the year as the federal government puts the final motions in place to ban some single-use plastics. Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault and a number of other ministers and Liberal MPs will lay out the plastics ban in a series of events across the country today.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

How and why Canada is banning single-use plastics

Canada says the ban will eliminate more than a million tonnes of plastic waste and will help reduce the country’s planet-heating carbon emissions

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

Canada sets dates to ban some single-use plastics

The Canadian government is banning companies from importing or making plastic bags and Styrofoam takeout containers by the end of this year, their sale by the end of next year and their export by the end of 2025

2 months ago·United States
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