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Great Ideas for a Greener Office
Although environmentalism is often part of our daily lives at home, it’s a subject that is sometimes difficult to bring up in our workplaces. However, there are many things you can do to protect the planet, even at the office!
Take Care of Our Health, Take Care of the Planet
“No one should have to choose between protecting themselves or protecting the planet.” It is this observation that guides, Frëtt Solutions, a small Gaspesian company that has developed reusable masks with medical effectiveness. Let’s take a look at this initiative that offers a concrete solution to single use!
Holiday Gifts and Eco-Guilt: We Have Solutions!
Here’s a small overview of the solutions I’ve gleaned over the years to address the issue of gifts in a minimalist and more eco-friendly approach. If it’s too late for this year, the thought will make its way to the next!
Repair Your Wares at Fix-It Fairs: Avoid Landfills and Give Your Items a New Life
In an age of fast-fashion, speedy online deliveries, and endless products and alternatives, society has unfortunately become more and more wasteful. Fix it fairs are an ingenious way to celebrate community values and give a new lease of life to items that just need a little love.
The Carbon Footprint of Food Waste
There are many steps we can take as citizens to lower our environmental impact. Among the top 3 is reducing our food waste!
Carbon Footprint: The Essential Tool for a Clearer View
Whether you’re a citizen, a city, or a company, it’s not easy to know what to focus on first when you begin your eco-friendly journey. Before choosing the best option, we must already be aware of the area in which we pollute the most, and there’s nothing like a carbon footprint to clear it up!
Reduce, but Not Just at Home!
The best waste is the one we don’t produce! So more than ever, we all have a role to play at our level to incorporate reduction into our best practices. And it doesn’t stop at our doorstep! We’re taking you with us to look at some initiatives that remind us of this.
Tips for a Sustainable Halloween 2022 (Checklist Included!)
The spookiest time of the year is right around the corner. This Halloween let’s keep the scary times where they belong: in movies and haunted houses, and away from the environment!
Capture Thanksgiving All Year Long!
Thanksgiving is an opportunity to get together and enjoy each other’s company at the table and in the kitchen. It’s these moments, and all those conjured up by your favourite summer vegetable recipe, that I suggest you capture in a jar this year!
5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Kitchen
We all know that some of the best ways to generally reduce your personal carbon footprint in the kitchen is to adopt a more plant-based diet, eat seasonally and locally, and reduce our waste as much as possible. These are all great steps towards an eco-friendly lifestyle, but how about thinking less about what we eat, and more about how we prepare our meals?
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