Norm Miller MPP Parry Sound - Muskoka

Compostable Coffee Pods Petition Read and Sign the Petition



WHEREAS Single-serve coffee makers are estimated to be in 38% of Canadian homes; and

WHEREAS single-use pods make up 49% of coffee sold in grocery stores in Canada; and

WHEREAS 1.5 Billion single-use coffee pods end up in Canadian landfill each year; and

WHEREAS even recyclable coffee pods are not easy or convenient for consumers to recycle properly; and

WHEREAS compostable coffee pods help keep food waste out of landfill, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions; and

WHEREAS there is a made-in-Ontario single-use coffee pod that is certified 100% compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute on the market; and

WHEREAS there are other compostable single use coffee pods available;

WE the undersigned petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows:
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario pass Bill 173, the Reducing Waste One Pod at a Time Act, and request that the Province of Ontario start to purchase exclusively compostable single-use coffee pods.

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