The banned products include "checkout bags, straws, stir packs, six-pack rings, cutlery, and food-ware made from hard-to-recycle plastics."
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson said that the report found plastic causes significant harm to wild life.
If we really cared about the environment, and knew the actual facts about plastic bags, we would revert to their use on a continuing basis.
Sobey’s has announced that it will no longer carry plastic bags in their stores as of Jan. 31. It’s the first national grocer in Canada to do so.
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