Plastic waste

Shellfish industry get funds to clean up at Island sites and beyond

Businesses can apply to cover half of costs to clean up so-called ‘ghost gear’

 

Feds provide millions to cut plastic waste in food packaging, construction

Liberals plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021

 

‘Outrageous’: Environmental group urges action from B.C. on plastic pellets in waterways

Plastic pellets are being eaten by fish, birds, turtles

 

Surfrider volunteers clean up Broken Group Islands near Ucluelet

“We cleaned up a very small portion of B.C.’s coastline, but retrieved a mountain of plastic.”