The current system is too lenient and ambiguous. Terms such as “bioplastic” or “recyclable” can create confusion or worse, allow for greenwashing.
Remanufacturing within a circular economy delivers a wide range of benefits for society, the environment, business and the economy.
Governments must decide whether capturing energy-from-waste is a better alternative to landfilling.
The fairly straightforward process adds value to bread that would otherwise be wasted, whist displacing other resource inputs.
New regulations will soon push producers to consider more circular business models and delve deeper into their supply chains and product life cycles.
Ontario’s goal is a circular economy where landfills are the last resort, carbon emissions are minimized and valuable materials are regenerated and put back into the economy.