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City invites input on proposed regulation of single-use items

In considering the regulation of retail single-use plastic bags and polystyrene containers, the City of Kingston is asking for input from local businesses and residents. In August of 2019, the Environment, Infrastructure and Transportation Policies Committee recommended that City Staff prepare for the possibility that federal or provincial policies and

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Your federal candidates on single-use plastics: A Kingston perspective

By Eden Hataley Single-use plastics are everywhere Plastic shopping bags, straws, cutlery, disposable coffee cups, beverage bottles, food, and toiletry packaging invade our everyday lives. Ironically, the attributes that make plastic such a marketable material – its durability and low cost – also make it a pervasive and persistent pollutant.

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