Ban of plastic bags: Brossard's decision based on fiction not facts - The city will face an increase of 700% bag waste and greenhouse gas emissions

2016-02-04

SAINT-HUBERT, QC, Febr. 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ -Not only is the decision of theCity of Brossardto ban plastic shopping bags in Fall 2016 not based on any socio-economic impact analysis nor any public consultation, but the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has identified a number of factual errors and a lack of knowledge of sustainable practices in the Regulation REG-351 (pages 99-103) released onJanuary 19. More