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Renewing the Blue Box

Published on
August 12, 2019

On June 7, the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced the appointment of Mr. David Lindsay as Special Advisor on Recycling and Plastic Waste. This appointment was on a voluntary basis and for a duration of six weeks.

In a mandate letter to Mr. Lindsay, the Minister made note of the province’s stalled diversion rate, the occurrence of plastic litter in public spaces, and waste being shipped overseas as examples of why public policy solutions to better manage plastic pollution and improve recycling rates through the Blue Box Program are needed.

Mr. Lindsay’s appointment concluded with his submission of a recommendations report to the Minister on July 20, 2019 entitled “Renewing the Blue Box: Final Report on the Blue Box Mediation Process.”

Click here to download our full summary and analysis of this recommendations report.

Christina Marciano
Senior Associate
Christina is a Senior Associate in the Energy and Environment Practice at Sussex Strategy Group. Building on her previous experience as the firm’s Research Associate, Christina has a comprehensive understanding of the many complexities associated with providing quality government relations support.
Robyn Gray
Vice President
Robyn Gray is a Vice President in the Energy and Environment Practice at Sussex Strategy Group. She has a strong background in both government and public affairs, and a passion for energy and environmental issues.
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