Let's Create A Zero Waste Canada

We, the undersigned residents of Canada, draw the attention of the House to the following:

THAT excessive waste is causing severe environmental and ecological damage in Canada and landfills are costing municipalities over $3 billion a year;

THAT producers must take responsibility for the waste they generate and that the responsibility to reduce waste cannot fall solely on the consumer;

THAT only 11% of plastics are recycled in Canada and the use of non-recyclable or difficult to recycle packaging makes recycling more difficult for consumers and recycling groups;

THAT Canada led the creation of the G7 Ocean Plastics Charter committing to 100% reusable, recyclable or recoverable plastics by 2030, but we currently lack federal legislation in support of this waste reduction target;

THAT real action is needed now to move towards a zero waste Canada;

THEREFORE all parties should support the Zero Waste Packaging Act.

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Thank you for supporting the Zero Waste Packaging Act! With your help, we can help reduce waste and protect our oceans.