End of single-use plastic bags in Montreal

Single-use plastic bags

It’s a done deal since September 27, 2022: Montreal retailers can no longer offer single-use plastic bags to their customers, good news for the quality of materials sorted at sorting centres in Montreal.

The different types of plastic

Different types of plastic

Just because there’s the recycling logo on the bottom of your plastic cup doesn’t mean it’s really recyclable. Some plastics are fully recyclable and others have toxic components, making the recycling process more complicated.

How to adapt to the ban on plastic bags

Ban on plastic bags

As of September 27, 2022, restaurants will also be required to comply with these regulations. Let’s take a closer look at what the regulations say and how you can adapt to the changes.