Notice of objection: Sealed Air Corporation


Memorandum

To:

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, P.C., M.P.
Minister of the Environment
c/o The Executive Director Program Development and Engagement Division
Department of the Environment
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3

eccc.substances.eccc@canada.ca

From:

Myra H. Foster, Sealed Air Corporation

Date:

December 8, 2020

Subject

Notice of Objection to the Proposed Order to add plastic manufactured items to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act



Dear Minister:

Sealed Air Corporation is a global packaging company that generated $4.8B in sales in 2019 and serves customers in 124 countries, including an important presence in Canada. Sealed Air partners with companies around the world in food processing, food service, retail, commercial and consumer applications to solve their most critical packaging challenges by delivering innovative food safety/security and product protection solutions. Our solutions create a more efficient, secure and less wasteful global food supply chain and enhance commerce through fulfillment and packaging solutions to protect the worldwide movement of goods.

Sealed Air appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the proposed order of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Specifically, Sealed Air Corporation:

In closing, we urge the Canadian government to:

Environmental laws and regulations should be designed with utmost care to ensure that they are effective in achieving their desired objectives while at the same time avoiding the unintended and unnecessary adverse social and economic impacts. Everyone must do their part to protect the environment and Sealed Air remain dedicated to helping communities and ecosystems flourish worldwide.

We thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed Order.


Yours sincerely,

Myra H Foster
Global Director, Sustainability Strategy and Advocacy
Sealed Air Corporation

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