Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview moving forward on single-use plastic bag ban

“At this point in time, we’re not prepared to wait for the province,” Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre told reporters recently. The tri-community of Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview are keeping their interest for a plastic bag ban strong. Sobeys has … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Saint John!

Let's tell Saint John City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Fredericton!

Let's tell Fredericton City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Retail council calls for province-wide plastic bag ban

As municipalities in the Greater Moncton Area consider a ban on single-use plastic bags, the Atlantic branch of the Retail Council of Canada supports the move, but says councillors should think even bigger. Moncton has been looking into a plastic … [Read more...]

Most plastic waste in Canada leads back to these 5 companies

From wrinkled, old Tim Hortons coffee cups to crumpled candy wrappers, mangled Pepsi bottles and empty, waterworn cigarette packs — we’ve all noticed the glint of iconic logos mixed among the grass, half-buried in the sand and rocks at the beach, or … [Read more...]