Plastics and the Environment

As Canada bans bags and more, this is what’s happening with single-use plastics around the world

Countries around the world are now taking action on single-use plastics. Image: World Economic Forum

Victoria Masterson

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Ocean plastic stocks could quadruple to more than 600 million tonnes if we don’t take action on plastic. Image: Ellen MacArthur Foundation
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