Millenial Moment: Canada’s single-use plastics ban: What we know so far and what you can do to recycle better

Every year there has been new global initiatives to protect our environment and rightfully so. Latest environmental studies show that pollution and carbon emissions will lead to substantial changes in our earth by as early as 2050. It is our duty as humans to reverse the effects that we have had on the earth and prolong its existence for future generations.

Canada has taken a firm stance on reducing its ecological footprint. Currently there is a plan in place to ban all single use plastics in Canada by the year 2021. The following article in The Globe & Mail touches on some of the plastics that cause harm in our environment, why recycling may not be enough and how we can be better to our environment.


John Iaconetti B.A.S., Spec. Hons. Administrative Studies (Finance)
Financial Advisor
The McClelland Financial Group of Assante Capital Management Ltd.


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