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Mot-clé : zero 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.
October is Canada’s “Waste Reduction Week”! Every year, Zero Waste Quebec also hosts a week to raise awareness, provide tools and inspire environmentally conscious Quebecers to minimize their ecological impact by reducing their waste. How might this translate into everyday life?
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?!
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?!
By using these ideas to optimize your vegetable garden, you will be able to create a real haven for yourself and for the pollinating bees! Have a read to discover them!
Does any action we take, no matter how small, as long as it respects the environment, makes us an eco-responsible person? Let’s take a closer look at that!
Buying locally allows us to reduce our environmental footprint. Here is a profile of these great locals behind the amazing 100% Quebec-made products that make up the eco-friendly product kits for the 2021 tour.
Earth Day Canada
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