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#Climate #Consumption #Food #Forests #Indigenous Help defend the Amazon

Fires are threatening the largest rainforest on Earth, clearing land for cattle to feed the international demand for cheap beef.…

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#Consumption #Oceans #Plastic Tell Starbucks we want reusables now

Health experts agreed that single-use isn’t safer than reusables, but Starbucks announced that it wouldn’t allow reusable cups in its…

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#Climate #Consumption #Health How to recover from the coronavirus pandemic

How Canada recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic can be a new beginning.

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#Food Staying food secure during the COVID-19 crisis

58% of the food produced in Canada is wasted every year. Meanwhile, food insecurity is set to double. You can…

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#Consumption #Oceans #Plastic Support a strong single-use plastic ban!

The Trudeau government has said it will ban single-use plastics by 2021. We need a strong ban that covers all…

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#EnergySolutions #Health #Oil COVID-19: People before profits

With the pandemic, we have a unique opportunity to build a greener world.

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#Food Take the 2020 #GoodFoodChallenge

We can push our cities to take a big bite out of climate-related greenhouse gas emissions by transforming the way…

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#Consumption #Plastic Join the #ReuseRevolution

In response to the global plastic crisis, the Reuse Revolution is creating hope and proposing real solutions to the mess…

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#Consumption #Plastic Top 5 Plastic Polluters 2019

This year Greenpeace Canada partnered up with organizations and volunteer local groups across the country who led cleanups with brand…

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#Consumption #Oceans #Plastic Help create plastic-free supermarkets

So much of the plastic packaging and waste we generate we get from our weekly visits to supermarkets. Canada’s major…

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Publications

The Smart Supermarket: How Retailers Can Innovate Beyond Single-Use Plastic and Packaging

November 2019

Supermarkets are the places where people encounter the most single-use plastics, and people clearly want change. It’s time to build smarter supermarkets. A Greenpeace USA report, The Smart Supermarket: How…

Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have it Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions”

October 2019

A Greenpeace USA report, Throwing Away the Future: How Companies Still Have it Wrong on Plastic Pollution “Solutions”, warns against the so-called solutions announced by multinationals to deal with the…

30X30: How to protect 30% of the oceans by 2030

April 2019

The report 30 × 30: Roadmap for Oceans Protection is the culmination of a year of collaboration between scientists from Greenpeace as well as York and Oxford universities [1]. To…

Final countdown: now or never to reform the palm oil industry

September 2018

The “Final Countdown” report documents extensive deforestation and human rights abuses by 25 palm oil producer groups. Between them, they have destroyed over 130,000ha of rainforest since the end of…

The case against Coca-Cola: How the world’s biggest soft drinks company is failing to address ocean plastic pollution

April 2017

As the world’s biggest soft drinks company, Coca-Cola bears a particular responsibility for the plastic crisis our oceans are facing.