Canada's dirty secret: Canada leads the developed world in per capita production of garbage. What's behind our nation's wasteful ways?

This article  vividly describes  the frightening amount of waste produced in Toronto and offers excellent arguments illustrating why recycling will not solve the plastic garbage issue.  It also touches on  ICI  (industrial, commercial and institutional waste) as well as  mining and agriculteral waste.  Suggests non-consumption as the solution to our garbage problem.