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Should Canada’s single-use plastic ban include beverage containers?

On average, people could be ingesting up to 5 grams of plastic — the equivalent of a credit card — a week. This is confirmed in a report by the University of Newcastle, Australia, which combines data from over 50 studies on the ingestion of microplastic by people. Read more about the devastating impacts of single-use plastic, particularly plastic-bottled beverages, and why “reduce and reuse” must be prioritized for a circular economy and waste-free future.

 

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