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Ian Mallov: Weight of the World

Ian weighs in his garbage at the end of his pledge.

October 10, 2014

At weigh-in at the end of the month, my trash (pictured in one bag below) weighed almost exactly 3kg. 305 more words


Would you like extra cheese with that value stream improvement?

Last Friday, I went into a pizza shop to pick up diner. It was a busy night and everyone in the staff was buzzing around. As I waited for our pizza, I noticed that I was able to see the entire shop from where I was standing and I got curious about how their processes were set up. 737 more words

Process Management

Sun Editorial Says WTE Deserves Consideration

An October 3rd editorial by the Vancouver Sun crunches the numbers on waste generation in our region. The conclusion?  Waste-to-energy is a proven option that residents of Metro Vancouver should consider: 246 more words


Christian Abizaid: Taking out the Trash

Christian and his family move on to examining trash collection and habits.

September 29, 2014

After water conservation, we decided to focus on solid waste. I thought it would make sense again to begin by trying to get a sense of how much and what type of solid waste (garbage, compost, recycling) we produce on a regular basis. 347 more words


Simple Tips to Eliminate Waste

‘Tis the season of delicious produce. This time of year, grocery stores and farmers markets are filled with mountains of fresh fruit and piles of vibrant vegetables. 575 more words

Honest Tea

Ian Mallov: Packaging Problems

Ian updates us on his journey to waste reduction, and a snag he hit along the way at the grocery store . . .

September 16, 2014… 392 more words


Food Events in Ottawa September 2014

Written by Denise Deby.

Sometimes so many great events come up at once that I have to fit them all in one post. That’s the way it is with food right now. 816 more words