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Mot-clé : waste management
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!
There are movies that we watch while reconnecting with our inner zombie after a tiring day, and then there are those that leave us amazed, with a burning little flame that animates us. It’s the latter that I want to talk to you about today. Let’s dive into universes that are good for morale and drive us to take action!
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?
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!
Reduce your environmental footprint on a daily basis? It’s easy with the eco-friendly kit offered by the Fonds Éco IGA in partnership with Earth Day!
We often hear about the importance of composting our food waste and organic matter, but do you know why it’s so essential to compost? And more importantly, is it worth the trouble of having to deal with the inconveniences of a brown bin in the summer?!
Amélie Drainville, the 2020 winner of the Aiming for Action (formerly Bearer of Hope) contest, has been involved at the municipal level since 2016. Here she explains how to make your actions more effective in turning your community green.
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