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Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

Alberta plastics data project

Gather data about the amount and types of plastic pollution created from industries and municipalities in the Edmonton Capital Region to help support waste reduction strategies moving forward.



Atlantic Coastal Action Program – Cape Breton

Exploring Alternatives for Agriculture Packaging

Explore environmentally responsible and cost-effective alternatives for local food packaging.



Carleton University

Freshwater plastics detection/removal technology acceleration project

Identify and pilot solutions to detect and remove microplastics from wastewater systems.



Georgian Bay Forever

Diversion 2.0

Trial innovative technologies to capture plastics from entering our water from various point sources and expand citizen awareness of plastic pollution.



International Fund for Animal Welfare Inc.

Support for clean harbour initiatives: removal of marine plastics in Newfoundland harbours

Develop best practices and remove marine plastic litter in Newfoundland harbours.



Municipality of the County of Victoria

Ideas to innovation

Identify innovative and customized solutions to target local plastic waste and pollution.



Nativus Energy Ltd.

Characterizing and defining waste to develop a waste diversion and waste to reuse strategy

Work with the Lake St. Martin First Nation community to determine community-specific strategies for increased collection and diversion of plastic waste.



Nature-Action Québec Inc.

Zero plastic nets: for reduction at the source

Install waste capture nets at municipal sewer outlets to remove litter before it enters the water and raise community awareness about plastic pollution.



Ocean Diagnostics Inc.

Development of technology for the quantification and characterization of marine microplastics and their deployment via citizen science

Develop and test citizen science microplastic sampling protocols for nearshore surface waters and marine systems.



Raven Recycling Society

Prevent and remove plastic pollution at the recycling drop-off

Improve a local recycling facility to reduce the leakage of plastic waste into the environment and increase value recovery of recyclables.



TGM Tours Inc.

Working together to create a circular economy for the Gros Morne Region

Identify and trial approaches to reduce plastic waste and pollution and advance a circular economy in the Gros Morne Region.



University of British Columbia

Using behavioural intervention to nudge consumers to reduce single-use produce bags at grocery stores in Canada

Target behavioural choices to reduce the use and waste of plastic produce bags at grocery stores.



University of Windsor

Evaluation of sustainable mechanisms for plastics removal from land-applied biosolids

Evaluate sustainable mechanisms to remove microplastics from biosolids and promote the uptake of effective methods with key stakeholders.



Wicehtowak Limnos Consulting Services Ltd.

George Gordon First Nation plastic waste stewardship

Develop a plastic waste management program in conjunction with the George Gordon First Nation.



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