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The Action/Reduction Certification from Earth Day Canada is a way to provide support to businesses in the neighbourhood that wish to adopt eco-responsible practices and reduce waste at the source. Discover more about this journey to visibly reduce businesses impact!
October is Canada’s “Waste Reduction Week”! Every year, Zero Waste Quebec also hosts a week to raise awareness, provide tools and inspire environmentally conscious Quebecers to minimize their ecological impact by reducing their waste. How might this translate into everyday life?
When we talk about organic waste management, we often talk about residues of vegetable or animal origin. But today, we wanted to pique your interest on a more specific subject, of which we hear too little: used vegetable oils!
It’s that time of year, summer is winding down and the kids are heading back to school. Over the last few years I’ve learned to press the pause button before I head out to the store for school supplies, and really consider the things that I am buying. What better time to start a new routine and embrace greener habits than the start of a fresh school-year?!
As Rodolphe Christain mentions in Le manuel de l’antitourisme: “It is better to choose the path over the destination and to disappear rather than appear everywhere”. This is where exploring by bike fits in and where bikepacking, an emerging sub-category of bike tourism, responds to a new reality: to satisfy the need for adventure from a minimalist perspective, both in terms of equipment and carbon footprint.
Reduce your environmental footprint on a daily basis? It’s easy with the eco-friendly kit offered by the Fonds Éco IGA in partnership with Earth Day!
“Share with your sister!” the phrase that rocked my childhood. From sharing toys to art supplies, my mom was actually an expert in the sharing economy without knowing it!
Canadians use electricity everyday in almost every aspect of their lives; to cook their meals, charge their electronics, drive to work, cool their homes, and so much more! Wouldn’t it be amazing if all of this electricity came from renewable sources?
We often hear about the importance of composting our food waste and organic matter, but do you know why it’s so essential to compost? And more importantly, is it worth the trouble of having to deal with the inconveniences of a brown bin in the summer?!
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