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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.
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.
Despite its interesting nutritional value, its cooking versatility and its great flavour, each year, thousands of tonnes of pumpkins end up in the garbage. The seasoned zero-wasters already know that pumpkins are much more than just decoration and that they don’t go out of style on November 1st!
Literature and documentaries are for Clara Landry, great tools to raise awareness and to educate. That’s why she created the Radical Transition project to offer free new and used books on social and climate justice in partnership with bookstores and publishers.
For garden enthusiasts, August is a time of abundance. It’s so rewarding to reap the literal fruits of our labours. But if you were ambitious about your spring planting, you may be at a loss when you see the avalanche of zucchinis and the mountain of cherry tomatoes just waiting to be picked from the garden.
Summer is back and with it, an abundance of fruits and vegetables. Here’s to the beautiful tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, strawberries, raspberries and cantaloupe of our countryside! It’s THE season to eat local, the one we’d like to make last forever.
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