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Vancouver on track to kill wasteful single-use packaging

Vancouver, Canada wants to become a zero-waste city - no easy feat for an area with over 600,000 people. But as part of its Greenest City Action Plan, the city is exploring options to limit single-use packaging, like all those coffee cups, plastic bags and foam take-out containers littering our landfills. This summer they're launching a pilot program to allow restaurants to fill take-out orders in reusable containers brought by patrons.
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