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Trees: A Solution to Climate Change!
The ice storm caused major damage in Quebec, where thousands of branches littered the streets! These trees are not planted in our cities randomly, quite the contrary…
Sustainable Transportation: A Tour of City Successes
Believe it or not, sustainable mobility is not just about the planet! Even if a large part of it is, indeed, decarbonating our transportation system, the better part is about making it accessible for everyone!
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.
Leave No Trace in a Few Steps
Brighter days are here, summer is at our doorstep, and the rhythm of hiking and camping is quickening. Which makes it the perfect time to talk about the “Leave No Trace” movement and the right habits you can practise and the mistakes to avoid on your next adventure.
Learn To Calm Your Nervous System: Develop This Skill To Cope With The Climate Crisis
In the face of the climate crisis, how can we learn to calm down and draw from our resilience and creativity? Here are a few suggestions from Isabelle Béliveau, laureate of the 2021 Aiming for Action contest, taken from the workshops and trainings of Éco-motion, the organization she co-founded.
The latest wave. . . of waste
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.
Used oils: best practices for eco-friendly recovery!
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!
A Greener Back-to-School Season
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?!
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