Does extended producer responsibility (EPR) reduce plastic pollution? Our research uses available citizen science data to demonstrate that there has been no reduction in shoreline pollution levels of certain packaging types after the introduction of the policy.
CLEAR has an ongoing commitment to monitor plastic contaminants in fish caught for food in Newfoundland and Labrador. These are the newest results for cod, capelin, and Atlantic salmon in Newfoundland.
We found an average of just over one pieces of plastic per square km around Holyrood, Newfoundland.
Data on plastics found in cod during the 2016 food fishery on the Avalon Peninsula. Data updated regularly.
The first recorded results of plastic ingestion of food fish in Newfoundland.