Canada’s ban of single-use plastics may crimp/spur innovation

The Tree Frog Forestry News
June 21, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

Canada announces plan to ban some single-use plastics by the end of 2022. In related news: the Chemical Industry says the move will crimp recycling innovation, while biodegradable and compostable plastics see some upside. In other Business news: it’s days 3 of the CN Rail strike; West Fraser deals with equipment fire at Quesnel River Pulp; Kruger inaugurates its Sherbrooke Tissue Plant; and San Group’s Port Alberni investments

In Forestry news: Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day; BC updates its climate change strategy; and the US Forest Service Chief previews his prescribed fire review. Meanwhile, mass timber news from Vancouver, AustraliaSwitzerland and Korea; and new wildfires of concern in Arizona and New Jersey.

Finally, Western Red Cedar helps create healing spaces for BC cancer families.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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