Canada's major grocery chains slow to tackle the mounting problem of plastic waste

Plastic waste originating in Canadian grocery chains can be found polluting communities all over the world. While some of the plastics exported to Malaysia are recycled, much of this waste is rejected from recycling facilities due to contamination or poor quality.

Grocers have a big say on the packaging that companies use to sell their products, and a change in mindset from these major retailers could have a massive impact on the global environment. Requiring companies to reduce unnecessary packaging and consider more eco-friendly and sustainable options could be just the beginning of a greener future.

Read more about how a grocery chain in Iceland is doing their part to make a difference...