Remind Minister McKenna of her promise to implement a “zero waste” plan — before it’s too late
Canada generates a whopping 31 million tonnes of plastic waste every year. Every minute, we dump a garbage truck full of trash into the ocean. We’re polluting our oceans, contaminating our soil, and harming our health. 
In 2018 the Liberals promised to bring our waste down to zero with a bold new plan — one that makes sure products get recycled and reused so trash stops getting clogged up in landfills, incinerators, or the ocean — and phases out those that can’t*. 
Any day now, the Minister of Environment will unveil the details of their plan. But there’s a real chance they’re going to backtrack from their initial “zero waste” promise and announce watered-down plans that won’t address the scale of Canada’s toxic trash problem.
A massive petition to Catherine McKenna will remind her that voters are watching them on this file — and that we won’t accept any watered down waste reduction plan.
Add your name now.
*While working to eliminate materials that are difficult to recycle (like plastic straws) — we need to make sure that biodegradable alternatives are available and accessible to those who rely on them.