Canada ban single-use plastics from as early as 2021

On 10 June Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau stated that Canada will ban single-use plastic, potentially from 2021. The scourge against plastic is certainly not abating as another major player on the global scene has made a significant statement of intent. The Guardian have suggested that Trudeau is mimicking the response demonstrated earlier in the […]

1p sustainability tax on fashion industry rejected

Textile production contributes more to climate change than the aviation and shipping industries combined. That is the assertion of parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, which made a number of recommendations to government to impose a tax upon the fashion industry. This tax would have funded recycling efforts and would have banned the incineration of unsold stock. […]