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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