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Mot-clé : environmental action
Whether it’s the extra pastries that sit on the conference table at work for days or your roommate’s bag of carrots getting damp in the fridge, you don’t have to deal with everything on your own: we need to collectively manage the fight against food waste.
I stopped counting the number of times I’ve been asked if I’ve seen the latest IPCC report, and I thought, “Great, everyone’s interested!” And yet, when I asked my friends about it, some of them didn’t know what on earth I was talking about. Is this you? Let me explain!
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.
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!
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!
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