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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 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.
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?
The deposit-refund system is something we know well in Canada: all provinces and territories (except Nunavut) have their own system to manage it! But do we know how it started, the advantages and disadvantages or the possible futures held for it? Let’s demystify all these questions together!
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?
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!
Earth Day Canada
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