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.
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.
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.
Plastic bags are a nightmare for sorting centres. They cause machine breakdowns and contaminate other materials.