Circular Economy

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Pollution Probe Releases Report Mapping Phosphorus Flows in the Ontario Economy Report ​

Pollution Probe Releases Report Mapping Phosphorus Flows in the Ontario Economy Report Phosphorus (P) is a non-renewable and non-substitutable resource with a wide range of applications. At the same time, excessive P in the environment contributes to harmful algae blooms, which can have significant harmful effects on supporting ecosystems. In 2021, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) provided …

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The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup at WCEF 2021

Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the launch of its latest initiative to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in Canadian municipalities. The goals of the Municipal ZEV Engagement Platform are to engage municipal governments and their collaborators, socialize the range of solutions which are presented in internal and external resources, and establish an ongoing dialogue surrounding ZEVs.

Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Expands its Waste Characterization Network

Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Expands its Waste Characterization Network Western University and Lambton College join the initiative TORONTO, Ontario – November 12, 2020 Today, the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup is pleased to announce that Western University and Lambton College are joining the initiative as research partners, taking the lead on characterizing the debris collected by capture …

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New Funding Helps Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Initiative

New Funding Helps Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Initiative Government of Ontario contributes $375,000 to initiative; helps curb plastic problems in our waterways and brings up to 12 new marinas on board TORONTO, Ontario – October 22, 2020 – A first-of-its-kind initiative, the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup  was infused today with a $375,000 contribution from the …

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NOVA Chemicals pledges its support as lead corporate sponsor for the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Initiative

NOVA Chemicals pledges its support as lead corporate sponsor for the Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Initiative TORONTO, Ontario – September 16, 2020 – The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup Initiative (GLPC) is pleased to welcome NOVA Chemicals Corporation as its lead corporate sponsor.  As one of the largest Canadian petrochemical companies, NOVA Chemicals seeks to be a …

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Pollution Probe Encouraged by Government of Ontario’s Announcement to Upgrade Blue Box Program

Pollution Probe Encouraged by Government of Ontario’s Announcement to Upgrade Blue Box Program Toronto, ON – 27 August, 2019 – Pollution Probe supports the Government of Ontario’s commitment to improve Blue Box recycling rates and reduce the generation of plastic waste. The Hon. Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and the Hon. Steve …

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