Europe just banned single use plastics. So why not here? The SCRD has the responsibility for disposing of garbage and recycling, but no ability to control the avalanche of packaging and stupid consumer items that are being dumped on us daily.
But wait, there’s a bill in the House of Commons!
“We know the facts — our oceans are filling up with plastic, our landfills, too. As much as almost 90 per cent of all plastics that we put in our blue boxes doesn’t end up getting recycled but ends up in the landfill,” said Skeen-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.