Posts tagged sustainability
9 B Certified Canadian Companies You Need to Support

In this article, we’ll discover the performance standards for B Corps, why you should support them, and nine Canadian companies that are leading the change. If you want to help a business do well by also doing good, keep reading!

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6 Sustainable Milk Alternatives to Try Today

It’s no wonder that plant-based milk alternatives are increasing in popularity and can easily be found among coffee shops and grocery store aisles. As the climate crisis grows, conscious consumers are dropping dairy and switching to milks that are kinder to the planet.

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5 Ways to Stop Hurting the Coral Reefs

It is our duty to not only protect the land of the earth, but the water as well. Litter, pollution, overfishing, and climate change are all impacting the future health of reefs as we speak. Not only is this detrimental to thousands of species, it’s important to know that the health of our oceanic ecosystem affects humans too. So what can you do to help? Today I’m sharing 5 practical ways to stop hurting the coral reefs.

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Overconsumption and Overproduction: How to Live Sustainably in a Capitalistic Society

You now might be asking, but, how does this affect me personally? Which might seem insensitive but is totally fair because on the surface, it doesn’t. We are a part of the 20% — with resources available at our disposal. We have running water, a healthcare system, medicine, safe living conditions, the true impact of this problem doesn’t quite reach you yet. Though 80% of humanity is without those things.

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Zero Waste and Sustainable Ideas for Retirement

In today's post, I am going to share my top ideas for living a zero-waste life in retirement. I hope it inspires you to take your future plans into consideration, as well as give you something to look forward to. If you are close to the end of your career days or are interested in learning about ways to carry out a more simple life, this post is for you too!

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Benefits of Green Living and the Zero Waste Lifestyle

After working two jobs for a year in my efforts to max out our payments for our mortgage, I was exhausted. It was only then that I realized I needed to find a better way to live. I decided to try adopting a zero-waste lifestyle and fully embrace a more conscious way of living. The switch has had so many benefits for my mental and physical health, relationally, and with my connection to the earth.

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Why Islanders Should Care About PEI's Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Environmental Bill of Rights is a proposal meant to protect the environment in Prince Edward Island and those who live in it by providing the platform, the tools for Islanders to be actively involved in the process of protecting the environment, holding companies accountable for damaging the environment.

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Different Ways Earth Day is Celebrated Around the World

Due to the pandemic, many events are being kept online. If you can’t make it outside to join a community initiative, consider listening in on the main summit tomorrow or taking time to learn more about what others are doing around the world!

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5 Reasons Why Zero-Waste Lifestyle Is Hard [INFOGRAPHIC]

When I decided to go zero waste, it was not all of the sudden. It took lots of reading, lots of exploring, and researching. I know that you feel overwhelmed and you think that you need to buy more things to go zero waste. It is really not that hard once you establish. Some things that helped me…

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Weekly News Update: March 22-26, 2021

Canadian Sustainability news with links to the articles.

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Food and Social Injustices’ Impact on Climate Change

Social justice happens when human rights are respected; on the contrary, social injustice occurs in situations where equals are treated unequally — trampling on the rights of select groups based on arbitrary biases. Not only is this cruel and hateful, these ridged attitudes towards others impact our society’s ability for flexible thinking and the evolution of more inclusive practices. Which as we have all witnessed in politics over the last few years, can be detrimental to helping climate change.

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Zero Waste Easter Ideas

Like any celebration, Easter can produce some extra opportunities for waste. From cooking for a larger group to yearly family traditions, unsustainable practices tend to run rampant during holidays. Prevent this from happening by planning ahead or create new traditions rooted in sustainable practices so they can ethically be carried on for years to come.

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Weekly News Update: March 8-12, 2021
10 Sustainable, Zero Waste, Eco-Conscious Books to Read Right Now

It’s so rewarding to learn about the world around me and how I can be a better, more eco-conscious contributor to it. Here is a list of ten of my favorite books to challenge your thinking and current contributions to help future generations. I’ve covered the basics with this list: learn about zero waste living, how to make long-term changes, the effects of climate change, and more.

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10 things I changed so I can live a more sustainable life (and you can too!)

I LOVE finding simple, impactful ways to live more sustainably, happily, and affordably. I also love sharing what I discover with you so that you can do the same!

This month I tried 10 different ways to live a more sustainable life, and I’m excited to share them with you.

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