Circular Economy Presents Significant Opportunities and Unique Challenges for Canada: New Report

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada consumes materials, energy, and water at some of the highest rates in the world. Only 6% of materials entering the economy come from recycled sources, while almost three-quarters of what we use is wasted. According to a new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), Canada may be throwing away significant opportunities and potential wealth along with all that waste. In a move to a circular economy, the value tied up in waste could help Canada remain economically competitive while meeting its commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieving sustainable development goals. Read More