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Food & Gardening
Intersectional Climate Action
Waste & Recycling
From Farm to Table to Landfill: Food waste in Canada and its Impacts
But why bother? What’s the big deal with food waste? Food waste has a large environmental impact which stems from the greenhouse gas, gases in the earth’s atmosphere that act to trap heat, emissions that result from its preparation, transportation, and decomposition in landfills.
Rethinking Agriculture For A More Sustainable Planet
The UN calls for governments to repurpose subsidies to reduce harm to health and the environment; see how to help
In the cupboard: facing the facts about food security in Canada
For many of us we do not think twice about going and grabbing a snack. We simply walk to our cupboards and open them to find food at our fingertips. We do not take the time to question whether or not we will have food, we simply know it will be there. In 2018 across Canada more that 4.4 million Canadians did not know if food would be there when they went to grab a snack.
Decolonizing our Food Systems
The first step to becoming engaged personally in decolonizing our food systems is to seek a broader understanding in order to align our food choices to support positive changes in our society. Radical right? Well here’s a quick trip around the topics of Indigenous food sovereignty and how we can begin decolonizing our cultural food practices.
5 Easy Ways to be a Responsible Canadian Consumer
Creating a positive impact in our communities becomes a habit that is a pleasure to maintain and not a challenge as many people seem to think. It can be very fulfilling to live in a way that uplifts our communities, connects us to the land and brings health to ourselves and others. Here are 5 easy ways to help you to become a more responsible consumer as an urban Canadian.
Context: The Global Sustainability Movement
Your local context is where the mobilization of global change happens. As one context is pieced with the next, a mosaic of global sustainability will begin to take shape.
How Psychology of Change Can Increase Sustainable Behaviour.
Psychology of Change can increase sustainable behaviour. Useful in marketing, advertising, eco communications, content creation & copywriting.
6 Unique Ways You Can Reduce Water Use by 50% #HalveCanadasImpact
Statistics & tips for bathroom, plastic use, food choices, clothing & energy use, which are all tied to your water footprint. How we can think more holistically about Canada’s water use & who has access to clean & safe water in Canada.
13 Action Ideas for Increasing Urban Biodiversity in Canada in 2021
You might think participating in conservation is impossible to do as an urban Canadian, but there are a lot of ways to participate & ultimately help our cities increase their urban biodiversity. By Marina de Pina-Jenkins Why is this important? Biodiversity is one...
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