Posts by Sarah King
Why a Global Ocean Treaty can’t wait
In a few days, we’ll know the fate of the global oceans.24 August, 2022
This #PlasticFreeJuly, join the call for a strong, just Global Plastics Treaty
Plastic Free July is well underway and with it always comes a breath of new life into the sails of the plastic-free, zero waste movement.11 July, 2022
World Refill Day: Will Government and Big Brands Finally Answer the Movement’s Calls?
It’s World Refill Day — a global campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste.16 June, 2022
Protecting Nature’s rainbow of life: digging in on the biodiversity crisis
We want to protect at least 30 per cent of our planet by 2030 and half by 2050 — an achievable goal if we start now.31 March, 2022
Help make Canada’s single-use plastic ban count!
On December 25th, the federal government published the draft regulations for the much anticipated plastic ban, opening up a 70-day public consultation period.25 February, 2022
Canada’s new #ZeroPlasticWaste plan? That’s a hard no.
You may have seen our response to the long-awaited federal single-use plastics ban announcement and thought to yourself – that seems harsh even for you, Greenpeace. Isn’t a ban what…11 November, 2020
Starbucks should invest in a plastic-free future rather than forbid reusable cups
As we enter a new phase in the COVID-19 pandemic, and more businesses open up across the country, lots of us have been keeping an eye on what the modus…23 June, 2020
How a true circular economy could be the answer to our plastic problem
The term ‘circular economy’ has become a popular buzzword in government reports, at industry conferences and even on the websites of popular consumer brands.28 May, 2020
Single-use plastics are a health risk, period.
As we think about our economic, societal and planetary recovery from COVID-19, it’s clear that one word stands out – health.13 May, 2020
Health and the Reuse Revolution: How governments and corporations can think beyond plastic to a green and just future
Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen the Canadian government, and other local and global governments, mobilize resources and public funds to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been encouraging to…5 April, 2020