Canada banning single-use plastics to combat pollution, climate change

6/22/22
 
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from The Washington Post,
6/21/22:

Canada will ban the manufacture and importation of “harmful” single-use plastics by the end of the year, the government said, in a sweeping effort to fight pollution and climate change.

Most plastic grocery bags, cutlery and straws would come under the ban, with a few exceptions for medical needs, Canada’s Environment Ministry said Monday.

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