Choose a Real Canadian Christmas Tree in 2020 - Good for You and Good for the Planet
Published Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:51:43 EST Read More
In 2015 Ontario declared the first Saturday in December to be Christmas Tree Day There&#039;s comfort in tradition. Twinkling lights on a bushy Christmas tree, the scent of the boughs filling the room, brings calm to the stress of living through a pandemic. This year, more than ever, only a real Christmas tree will make the season sparkle. A real Christmas tree in your living room, grown...... Click here to read this release
Last 15 Days
Op-ed: How Can Christmas Be Bad?
Published Sun, 22 Nov 2020 21:13:37 EST Read More
The true cost of Christmas and how to reduce it By Don Huff and Beatrice Olivastri Even in a fast paced, modern society, Christmas can be as full of warmth as a hundred years ago. Our traditions may be updated, but the core of Christmas - spending time with family and friends, reflecting on the year, and taking time to recharge - remains the same. Especially during the pandemic. What ...... Click here to read this release
Last 60 Days
New Poll Finds Over 40% of Canadians Self-Described Climate Voters
Published Wed, 7 Oct 2020 11:27:48 EST Read More
COVID-19 and climate both important finds Friends of the Earth October 6, 2020 (Ottawa) In releasing a new national poll, Beatrice Olivastri, CEO, Friends of the Earth said, âDespite COVID-19, climate is clearly on the minds of Canadians. Forty-two percent of respondents describ...... Click here to read this release
Recycling Council of Ontario Responds to Government of Canada’s Announcement on Plastic Pollution
Published Wed, 7 Oct 2020 11:11:32 EST Read More
The Government of Canada&#039;s proposed regulatory and market stimulus measures are important steps to address plastic pollution. The integrated plan is a multi-faceted approach required to eliminate unnecessary plastics; support markets by increasing the value of discards; assign responsibility to industry to incentivize better product design; and facilitate investment that benefit plastics collectio...... Click here to read this release
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