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Currently, over 75% of our resources are permanently lost in Canada, and 91.4% worldwide. The “circular economy” has been the talk of the town in recent years. But what does a circular economy look like and how does it work?
The end of the year brings many celebrations, but with it, consumption. With the tradition of decorating, gift-giving and holiday feasts, the environmental footprint of the holiday season can quickly reach new heights. Here are a few ideas to make your festivities easier on the planet.
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to spend 3 days on a boat in the open sea. My eyes then opened to the beauty, the immensity and the key role the ocean plays in sustaining life on our planet. And I saw what we have allowed to float through it for too long, our waste.
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?
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.
“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!
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