Check out the cool product I found at the One of a Kind Show in Toronto! A beeswax-based food wrap.
In my quest to reduce plastic I did not know what to do with all those ‘half-used’ foods. 166 more words
Recycling is good for everyone – it lowers the cost to residents for garbage pickup, as waste is diverted from landfill, helps keep our taxes lower, since the City doesn’t need to find additional landfill site, and benefits the planet! 393 more words
Recycling materials such as plastic and paper can dramatically reduce energy use and carbon emissions.
In order to create plastic bottles and cardboard boxes, manufacturers need to extract the raw material and then the material is processed and molded through a manufacturing line to create the final product. 184 more words
Calgarians are being given a break on their upcoming green cart fees.
City council members voted unanimously on Tuesday to waive a $6.50 monthly fee that homeowners will have to pay when the composting program is introduced in January 2017. 189 more words
It seems Toronto’s new green bins aren’t so animal-proof after all — but have you tried using hot sauce?
A resident in Scarborough recently tweeted photographs to Global News showing the damage just days after the new bins were rolled out. 311 more words