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An open letter from David Suzuki

May 2012

Dear friends, Some of you may have seen media coverage about my decision to step off the board of directors of the David Suzuki Foundation. I am writing to tell you more about this and what it means. After my children and grandchildren, my greatest pride is the David Suzuki... More »

Turn e-waste into donation dollars

May 2012

Clean out your desk drawers and closets! Keep old, obsolete, or unwanted electronics out of landfills and fundraise for the Foundation by sending them to Think Recycle. It's easy. Collect at least 10 acceptable electronics (e.g., cellphones, print cartridges, digital cameras, laptops, and iPods). Then register (say you're raising funds... More »

How to dispose of household hazardous waste

May 2012

Household hazardous waste (HHW) can cause illness or death to people, plants, and animals. It can contaminate our bodies, homes, and the environment. HHW includes hair colouring, car wax, nail polish remover, rechargeable batteries, and shoe polish. Most household cleaners are also HHW, including abrasive and all-purpose cleaners, aerosol air... More »

Are there skeletons in your cleaning closet?

May 2012

Stop right there. Put that microwave cleaner down before someone gets hurt. Now, take a lemon and cut it in half. Put it in a bowl of water and microwave it for 30 seconds. Then rub the inside of the microwave with the lemon and wipe the gunk away. It... More »

Standing up for snappers

May 2012

After surviving 40 million years on Earth, Canada's largest terrestrial reptile is in serious danger. Every day, this lumbering creature contends with toxic chemicals in its wetland habitat and cars whizzing by on the highway, not to mention hunters with a penchant for turtle soup. That's right. Even though snappers... More »

Introducing the Suzuki Elders

May 2012

Who are we? We've got values, vision, a purpose statement, and a strategic plan. We do environmental education for other elders, write a blog on our website, go to rallies and marches, send letters to the editor and government representatives, and post on Facebook. We go to lectures, attend seminars,... More »

Meet our Camp Suzuki teams

May 2012

Our Camp Suzuki in the Rouge program celebrates the Rouge River watershed — a wilderness gem in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area where we are working to establish Canada's first urban national park. To get local communities engaged in the creation of the park, we are inspiring them... More »

A victory for killer whales is a victory for all

May 2012

The threatened and endangered killer whales of Canada's West Coast need food and a safe place to live. It's obvious. That's why in February, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a court decision that the government must meet the requirements of the Species at Risk Act and provide legal protection... More »

Finding Solutions — Spring 2012

May 2012
Finding Solutions - Spring 2012 cover

Finding Solutions is our quarterly report to you — showing your donations at work in our recent victories and campaigns. Plus, it's full of tips, news, recommended books and movies, and ways you can help the environment in your everyday life.... More »

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