Prof. Misra Spoke before the House of Commons Committee on Single-Use Plastics


Prof. Misra spoke before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

The Commons committee is studying the potential effects of such a ban on Canadian small businesses and the plastics production industry, including the impacts on jobs, human health, and the environment.

Prof. Misra spoke on behalf of U of G and discussed alternatives to single-use plastics as well as the infrastructure needed to manage compostable plastic waste.

Related Articles and Links:

  1. Parliament of Canada's notice of Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (ENVI)
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  3. University of Guelph new article