Earlier this month, Moncton introduced a bylaw restricting businesses from distributing some single-use plastic bags by July 2020.
"We believe if you couple that growth with the proper collection, repurpose, reuse of plastics, it's going to continue to make the products more in demand". The move announced by Trudeau also signals the will by the federal government to retake the leading role that, as a national government, it should play regarding environmental matters, since already some cities, including Montreal, have been adopting policies created to curtail the use of plastic bags, for instance. Everything will be run through a full scientific assessment as well as a socio-economic-impact review before any proposals for bans or regulations of materials are made, he said.
Inter Pipeline supports research into plastic waste reduction, recycling and responsible use, said spokeswoman Breanne Oliver in an email, pointing out that the polypropylene it plans to produce at its central Albertaplant is highly recyclable. Styrofoam containers are also among the worst for the environment; they break down into tiny little pieces that are easily ingested by fish, animals and ultimately humans.
Several Canadian cities already ban the use of plastic bags and some provinces have banned other products.
China banned the import of plastic waste previous year, causing other Southeast Asian nations to become new destinations.
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But Trudeau saida "national solution" was needed. All of that would trigger provincial and municipal governments to up their recycling games. Especially when the question is about Trudeau's plastic use.
During the news conference, Trudeau was asked by a reporter, "What do you and your family do to cut back on plastics?"
She said her organization wants to be involved in the process to ensure bans are imposed only where there are "viable, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable alternatives".
Sarah King, head of the oceans and plastics campaign at Greenpeace Canada, called it a good first step. The plastic that was being dumped each year was worth 8 billion dollars which is said a lot of money to be wasted in the pollution.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer shrugged it off as another empty announcement devoid of specifics and without any information on the implications for prices for consumers or for jobs in the plastics industry.
Mr Trudeau said his government was drawing inspiration from a ban proposed by the EU Parliament.
California health officials estimate that 40 percent of waiver requests will be denied, the Los Angeles Times reported . Biel came to join the lobby against SB 276, a state bill criticised by anti-vaccination advocates like Kennedy.
It's a sign that the church is not changing, and it's most hard for LBGT Catholics who are still committed to their faith. A democratic State can not impose a single current of thinking on gender, the Vatican said in a statement on Monday.
Ofer Cassif, Knesset member for the mostly-Arab party Hadash-Ta'al, wrote to Friedman asking him to revoke his comments. Since the injury he had been receiving treatment in Hebron (al-Khalil) in the occupied West Bank, it said.
One local official identified the victim as Brandon Webber and said he was shot several times in his family's front yard. Antonio Parkinson, D, calling for "complete transparency in the investigation of tonight's officer involved shooting".
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Last year, he said, 50,000 plastic bags, 22,000 bottles and 17,000 plastic straws were cleaned up from Canadian shorelines. May had urged other Commonwealth countries to follow suit, but at the time Trudeau was reluctant to make that promise.
US women's soccer coach Jill Ellis said her players didn't consider pulling back because it would disrespect their opponent. Perhaps the only thing better than a summer afternoon watching the Women's World Cup is packing to see it in person.
Authorities said they're still investigating the shooting, looking for who ordered the hit and what their motive was. Among the suspects in custody is the alleged shooter, identified by authorities as Rolfy Ferreyra, aka Sandy.
Shikhar Dhawan doubtful for India’s next two games
The wicketkeeper-batsman will not be a part of the 15-man squad but can be added to the squad if Dhawan fails to recover. Shikhar will be unavailable for India's matches against New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies and England.
Oil edges above $62 as OPEC cuts counter growth concerns
Oil has tumbled from a 2019 peak above $75 a barrel in April to $61 a barrel now on concerns about weakening demand due to a U.S. Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices , fell $1.36, or 2.2%, to $60.93 a barrel by 11 a.m.
OnePlus 7 Pro available in limited edition Almond color
The Nightscape mode, which helps users in shooting in low-light settings , also gets an upgrade with better clarity and colours. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, NFC, and a 3700mAh battery with 20W fast-charge.
Kim Jong Nam Was a CIA Informant
The murder resulted in the Obama administration's re-listing North Korea as a state-sponsor of terrorism. There's a new theory surrounding the murder of Kim Jong Un's half-brother in a Malaysian airport.