Restricting Products Made with Added PFAS on

September 25, 2023 by Compostable .ca

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Bamboo: Ethical, Sustainable, and Compostable

June 30, 2023 by Compostable .ca

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Single Use Plastics - Canada's Federal Ban and Montreal's By-Law

January 30, 2023 by Compostable .ca

Now that 2023 has arrived, it brings with it the first phase of the Canadian Federal Single-Use Plastics ban, which restricts the import and manufacture of a few different single-use plastic products for sale and distribution in Canada, effective immediately.

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Why Compostable? (Part 1)

June 03, 2021 by Compostable .ca

There is general scientific consensus now that the Earth’s ecosystems are in a state of crisis, and word is getting around. Because of the growing awareness of climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction, more people are ready - consumers and businesses alike - to make an effort to help fix what is broken.

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PLA and City Collection Programs

April 06, 2021 by Compostable .ca  |   1 comment

In the lead-up to phase 1 of Canada’s single-use plastic ban later this year, a lot of confusion has surfaced about which things are ‘compostable’, and which things are not. Most of the confusion has to do with bioplastics, which are (in their current formulation) made from a plant-sourced compostable product known as Polylactic Acid, or PLA (acide polylactique).

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From PLA to PLZ: Compostable Plastic and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

March 16, 2021 by Compostable .ca

Even through a tumultuous 2020, clear momentum continues to build that will carry Canada toward a federally-imposed ban on ‘single-use plastics’. Some of these products are on a fast track, and are slated to be banned by the end of 2021. These developments - along with a growing public awareness of the ‘single-use plastics’ issue - continue to have a significant effect on the market, leading to ever greater sales of compostable packaging and products.

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