Petition · Catherine McKenna: Institute a Canada Wide Mandatory Deposit on Plastic Bottled Water Now! · Change.org

"OUR WORLD"

Dallas E started this petition to Catherine McKenna Minister of environment and climate change and 3 others

Our planet is literally swimming in plastic! And it is getting more serious and irreversible every day. Why is there no bottle return deposit charged on water bottles? Why is water different than beer, soda, or any other beverage, when it is sold and consumed exactly the same way?

Water is by far the most bought and consumed beverage on the planet, and something needs to be done. Why does wildlife have to suffer for our wanton laziness, disregard, and neglect for the planet, not to mention insidious greed on the part of corporations, who are responsible for producing it in the first place! We have recycle facilities in place, but, people will not return if they paid nothing to begin with. What is wrong with this picture?

A deposit on water bottles…

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