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CCME assembles focus group for input on draft sustainable packaging guidelines
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WINNIPEG, MAN-The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment's (CCME) Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) task group is seeking industry, ENGO and local government representatives to act as a...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

Plastic/cardboard "sandwiches" turn 50% of store waste into revenue
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MISSISSAUGA, ONT-Wal-Mart Canada plans to expand its recycling program in stores nationwide following a successful pilot project in approximately one-third of its 293 outlets. The program focuses on p...
10/8/2007 | Full Story

Ontario RM joins retailers, industry group to divert plastic grocery bags
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The regional municipality of Durham, east of Toronto, has become "Partners in Diversion" with A&P Canada, Loblaw Companies, Sobeys Ontario and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) to ...
10/1/2007 | Full Story

CCME opens competition for sustainable packaging guidelines project
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WINNIPEG, MAN-The Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment (CCME) is accepting proposals until September 5, 2007, 12:00 p.m. CST for a project contract addressing sustainable packaging guidelines....
8/13/2007 | Full Story

Teknion, Earthcycle Packaging among top winners of Globe Environmental Excellence Awards
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Teknion, Earthcycle Packaging and the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority were among the recipients of this year's Globe Awards for Environmental Excellence, presented during the Environment an...
7/2/2007 | Full Story

MPI Packaging reports rising use of plastic for wine bottles
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MPI Packaging, the first Canadian manufacturer of plastic wine bottles, reports that more and more of its bottles are appearing on Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) store shelves. French wine mak...
7/2/2007 | Full Story

Industry, Ontario, NGO reach accord to reduce plastic bag use
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A voluntary agreement between the Ontario government, industry associations and the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) aims to reduce by 50% the number of single-use oil-based plastic shopping bags di...
5/14/2007 | Full Story

PEI to revise beverage container regs to allow deposit/return system for non-refillables
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The Prince Edward Island government will change provincial regulations requiring beer and soft drinks to be sold in refillable bottles and introduce a deposit/return system for non-refillable beverage...
4/30/2007 | Full Story

Debate grows around plastic check-out bag ban
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What appears to be a strengthening movement to ban plastic bags from grocery check-out counters is either a noble environmental initiative or a cynical marketing ploy.
4/23/2007 | Full Story

Manitoba town becomes first Canadian community to ban single-use plastic shopping bags
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A new bylaw in effect as of April 2, 2007 has made the northern Manitoba town of Leaf Rapids (population 550) the first Canadian community to ban single-use plastic check-out bags. Bylaw 462 states th...
4/9/2007 | Full Story

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