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plastic pollution

The federal government released a list of six items to be banned by the end of 2021.
Scot Davidson thinks the issue of plastic pollution “shouldn’t be a partisan thing.”
Disposable shopping bags, cutlery and straws could all be prohibited.
More than nine in 10 Canadians say they are personally motivated to reduce plastic waste, but far fewer are willing to pay more.
Hopes are sky-high for eco-friendly air travel.
The only obstacles are political will and the plastic industry lobbies.
Adam Turnbull wants people to know what littering can do.
Canadians send more than nine million tonnes of garbage to landfills every year -- an estimated 35 per cent of that waste is packaging from food and consumer goods. And not all packaging waste makes it to the dump. Scientists have sounded the alarm about pop can holders and grocery bags polluting our waterways and oceans