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BC’s new Blue Box program a good model of real EPR

(19 May 2015) British Columbia’s new full producer responsibility program for the Blue Box is getting a bad rap, certainly in Ontario where some waste haulers, municipalities, and even a few provincial government people are calling it a disaster. Here are some of the claims we are hearing.Read the rest of the post here…

No good box should go to the dump!

(20 April 2015) The paper packaging industry wants old corrugated boxes banned from landfill. A couple of provinces have already done so (Nova Scotia and PEI) but so far the others (including Quebec, Manitoba and Ontario) have only talked about it. It’s time for action! Read the rest of the post here…

Why do we junk so much good stuff?

(09 April 2015) A third independent scientific study has raised concerns about re-using plastic crates to deliver fresh produce to retailers. This time it’s from the Center for Food Safety at the University of Arkansas. Read the rest of the post here…