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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced steps to address plastic pollution

On Monday in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Government of Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste.

Read more about Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement: https://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2019/06/10/government-canada-taking-action-reduce-plastic-pollution

We’re fortunate in BC to lead the nation in recycling. George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, makes a statement on the Federal announcement.

Read Minister Heyman’s statement: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019ENV0028-001220

Recycle BC is a full extended producer responsibility (EPR) program, where companies who supply packaging and paper to BC residents are responsible for the recycling of that material. Read more about EPR and Recycle BC.