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A&W initiative to remove 82 million plastic straws from waste stream yearly

Toasting A&W's move to eliminate plastic straws are, from left: Richmond East MLA Linda Reid, A&W Director of Distribution, Equipment & Packaging Tyler Pronyk, Ocean Wise President & CEO John Nightingale, and Richmond MLA and National Zero Waste Council Chair Malcolm Brodie.

A&W Canada has celebrated World Oceans Day 2018 by announcing it will remove plastic straws from its restaurants and instead offer its customers paper straws by the end of the year.

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National Zero Waste Council announces strategy to cut Canada's food waste in half

National Zero Waste Council announces strategy to cut Canada's food waste in half

The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) has released its updated National Food Waste Reduction Strategy for preventing food waste in Canada, sharing the report with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, and Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna to help inform the Government's development of a Food Policy for Canada. 

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