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  • endorsed 2016-09-07 12:33:07 -0400
    Sorry did not notice that first one was not for house

    We are two seniors and when we really try we only

    Have a full garbage bag every three months as i live in

    Vancouver suburb and all green waste and food

    Are collected seperately

    Challenge 2 - Measure Your Waste

    Knowing how much waste you produce will help you identify how it can be reduced!

    • Use Tool #1 OR Tool #2 below to calculate the approximate garbage your household creates in a year.
    • Enter your calculated household waste per year in the comment box below to complete the challenge.
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  • signed Packaging Petition 2016-09-07 12:20:27 -0400

    Packaging Petition

    Companies that sell products have a choice about the type and amount of packaging they use on their products.

    Many states and countries are creating rules that make these companies responsible for their products and packaging, even after they leave the store. This gives companies a reason to use less packaging and to ensure that it's recyclable. In Ontario, we've made a start, but companies need to do more.

    239 signatures

    Dear The Packaging Association of Canada (PAC), 

    As the organization that calls itself "the voice of the Canadian packaging industry since 1950," your members are mostly responsible for the products and packaging that end up in municipal waste systems.

    We urge your member companies to take responsibility for the packaging waste they create. That's why I am requesting your member companies to:

    a. stop using non-recyclable materials to make packaging.
     
    b. pay back municipalities for the full costs of dealing with packaging once it ends up in the waste or recycling stream.

    Sincerely,

     

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