Content tagged “queen of green”

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  • Breaking up with your garburator

    When you put stuff down your garburator, do you think you're feeding the fish? Whatever goes into an in-sink disposal unit gets cleaned and treated in the sanitary sewer system, wasting energy and water. Why wash organics that can be composted into soil? More »

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  • Eco-label guide

    Understanding labels and claims found on everyday products will help you make informed decisions to reduce your environmental footprint. Here are some certified eco-labels to look for on your path to becoming a sustainable shopper. More »

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  • Day 11: If I ate fish, I'd eat sardines

    Eating a pound of tuna represents roughly 100 times the footprint of a pound of sardines. Small fish also are among the healthiest seafood a person can eat, containing less toxins and more nutrition, and relying on fewer fossil fuels. Plus they're affordable. How do you support sustainable seafood? More »

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  • Day 10: More vegetarians needed

    Only four per cent of Canadians and Americans are vegetarians. Yet a vegetarian diet can go a long way to reducing our ecological footprint. How have you embraced vegetarianism into your thrice-daily routine? More »

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  • Day 8: Your crisper could use a makeover

    Canadians are good at growing food, but maybe even better at throwing it out. Forty-two per cent of food is wasted before it even gets to grocery store shelves. The average household chucks another one in four produce items. What are you doing to reduce food waste in your home? More »

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