This is a page from the 2021 Canadian federal election.

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Waste

Liberal

  • Require that plastic packaging contain 50% recycled content by 2030.
  • Work w/ provinces & territories on recycling targets for plastic bottles.
  • Prohibit using the ♲ symbol on a product unless 80% of recycling facilities accept it.
  • Require producers to report the amount, type, & end-of-life management of plastics.
  • Implement right-to-repair & encourage with a tax credit.
  • Create a No-Waste Food Fund.

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Conservative

Ban the export from Canada of plastic waste to be finally be disposed of in foreign countries.
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NDP

  • Immediately ban single-use plastics, while supporting transition of production facilities for single-use plastics to new products.
  • Ban the export of plastic waste.
  • Reduce electronic waste by expanding right-to-repair.
  • Develop a national food waste strategy.

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Green

  • Ban non-essential, single-use plastics by the end of the year.
  • Promote green procurement practices.
  • Promote sustainable waste management systems.
  • Promote a legally-binding global plastics agreement.
  • Ratify the Basel Ban Amendment.

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