International Forest, & Environmental Development

Forêt Internationale, et Développement Environnemental

MFE 403: Problems of plastics management in large Canadian cities

Course Details

Despite the ban on single-use plastics in Canada, plastic continues to be a problem for the environment and biodiversity. During this training session, we’ll be identifying the problems associated with plastic packaging that continue to undermine our environment, and suggesting solutions and community actions that can help us gradually achieve our goal of zero waste by 2030.

Articulations of this module include :

A brief reminder of the regulation banning single-use plastics
-Overview of plastics use in Canada since the RIPUU regulation ban in 2020
-Island of plastics and the impact of plastic waste on terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity
-Solutions and community actions we can take to limit the pollution and impact of plastic in our daily lives

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