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Free Virtual Event: What the Federal Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations Mean for You

Free Virtual Event:

What the Federal Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations Mean for Food Service Businesses


January 27, 2023

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Are you interested in learning more about the federal Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations and how they may impact your business?

Join Environment and Climate Change Canada and City of Toronto staff for an interactive webinar to learn more about the federal regulations and reducing single-use and takeaway items in your business. The webinar will:

  • Explain the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations, including the targeted items and implementation timelines

  • Outline which businesses will be affected and how they will be impacted

  • Share information and resources to help you prepare for compliance

  • Outline approach to federal enforcement

  • Discuss reuse with a focus on the reduction of single-use and takeaway items


he City of Toronto invites you to join the Reducing Single-Use program (RSU). The program is designed to encourage and enable businesses like yours to take small steps to reduce their use and distribution of single-use and takeaway items such as straws, eating utensils, beverage cups, shopping bags, polystyrene foam and black plastic containers.

Why Join?

  • The federal government has already enacted a Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulation to ban and restrict some of these items.

  • The proposed mandatory measures (i.e. bylaws) for the Single-Use and Takeaway Items Reduction Strategy will be presented for City Council consideration in 2023.

Sign up for the Reducing Single-Use program today!

Reducing Single-Use (RSU) program benefits include:

  • Access to resources for your business to successfully comply with existing and upcoming restrictions to transition away from single-use and takeaway items

  • Participation in an online City Directory to let residents know where they can shop to reduce waste and connect businesses with service providers that will help them reduce single-use waste.

  • A webinar and workshop series on a variety of topics including practical ways to take action to reduce single-use waste, best practices in accepting reusables from your customers, alternatives to foam and black plastic containers, and more.

Sign up to be a RSU program participant today!

Learn more about the federal Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations and the City of Toronto Reducing Single-Use program.


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