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Banning single-use plastics worldwide: What's in and what's out?

Reference: CTV News

Thirty-two countries have banned at least some single-use plastics, with many more provinces, states and cities around the world imposing or considering bans of their own on things like grocery bags and straws.

Canada announced Monday that it will apply a science-based approach to determine what single-use plastics it will outlaw, beginning as early as 2021.

"A real solution needs to be nationwide -- we need to cover all of Canada with this decision -- and that's why the federal government is moving forward on a science-based approach to establishing which harmful single-use plastics we will be eliminating as of 2021," said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...Read More