At Green Earth Law, we’re Toronto environmental lawyers advising industry, cities, and government on how to create and maintain an effective circular economy and waste management strategy. We offer legal services assisting with management and representation on environmental and commercial liabilities. Canada compliance to ensure your strategies are 100% compliant with Canadian environmental, municipal and commercial law. We help identify liabilities, so you can reduce risks and liabilities that could negatively impact your reputation and increase legal costs.We advise private companies, government, individual landowners and public interest groups on environmental, waste management and municipal law and policies in Canada and internationally. Green Earth Law understands the legal contexts in which our clients operate, and identifies and addresses in practical and direct terms the legal and regulatory risks that affect our clients’ strategies. Our clients welcome our unparalleled work ethic and ability to provide recommendations that clearly identify roadblocks and deliver successful outcomes.Our clients additionally benefit from our connections and insights in the waste management industry in Canada in both public and private sectors. We sit at the table with municipal and province-level governing bodies and have boots on the ground where policies are implemented. Our work with industry partners has enhanced our understanding of the needs and capacities of industry and business. We empower non-profits and public interest groups with legal strategies aligned with their vision and directed at the right decision-makers.Check out our blog for insights on taking effective action in the face of liabilities and shifting regulatory landscapes. As Toronto environmental lawyers, we recommend taking a moment to visit Canada’s Environmental Protection Agency for up-to-date information on current regulations and rules.

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November 6, 2020

Ontario’s blue box transition: Bringing individual producer responsibility to packaging

On October 19, 2020, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks released a proposed regulation to govern the Ontario blue box program under the Resource […]
November 6, 2020

When Theory Meets Practice: Lessons from Decades of Packaging EPR Experiences in Europe

Ontario is undertaking a transition to full extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging and paper products under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (the “RRCEA”). […]
November 6, 2020

Commentary: Listing Plastics as Toxic under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act

On October 7, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced a preliminary list of single-use plastic items the federal government seeks to ban by next year. […]

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