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Retailers believe that animal products that they sell must be safe and of high quality, as well as produced in a sustainable and humane manner. Members work collaboratively through the Retail...

Vancouver City council amended City staff's thoughtful and well-informed single-use item reduction strategy in ways that RCC is concerned will have consequence (below). Given the short time-...

Canadians use somewhere between nine billion and 15 billion plastic bags every year, enough to circle the Earth more than 55 times if tied together.
This resource is open to all retailers...

Over the course of the past 3 weeks, the municipalities of Beloeil, Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, Longueuil, Mascouche, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac and Beauharnois have voted or announced the imminent...

RCC has spent a significant amount of time and effort working with the City of Vancouver, Recycle BC and members to achieve the best solution possible.

1. The strategy proposes a bylaw...

British Columbia announced changes to the Energy Efficiency Standards Regulation (EESR) under the Energy Efficiency Act, including new and updated standards for the following products: gas...

Last week, Halifax Regional Council voted against a motion to ban the use of single use plastic bags in the city.  Instead, council voted for staff to prepare a report on the logistics and...

Effective November 14, 2017, the B.C. government amended the Recycling Regulation in six material respects:\

  • amended the “small producer” exemption to ensure producers of large...

The City of Victoria has passed a bylaw which, effective July 1, 2018, would:

• ban the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags, except for a list of exemptions that includes...

The Nova Scotia Department of Environment has given itself a temporary reprieve from the ongoing challenge faced by its municipalities in finding new markets for / diminishing the use of plastic...

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