Did you know? The ban on the manufacture and import of certain single-use plastic items begins in December 2022

Environment and Climate Change Canada is sharing some information to help you and your members understand how you may be impacted by the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations.

As of December 20, 2022, the manufacture and import for sale in Canada of single-use plastic checkout bags, cutlery, foodservice ware, stir sticks and straws (i.e., straight straws), as defined in the Regulations, will be prohibited.

If you have any questions, please contact us at PlastiquesUU-SUPlastics@ec.gc.ca. You can also provide your company coordinates to receive future information on the Regulations, by completing this business information form.

Fact sheet_Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations

Factsheet_Exceptions for SUP flexible straws

Letter to Manufacturers and Importers