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Environmental Humanities & Waste event + Excursion

With Alice Twemlow, Rachele Dini, and Dave Hakkens

Friday 10 February, 2017

At this event, we invite you to confront and ponder an object that we usually wish dispose of quickly. 980 more words


Working Together!

Trail Appliances takes great pride in our ability to connect with our community and support worthy local initiatives. For the second year in a row, we were named the number one donator to the Habitat for Humanity (H4H) Calgary ReStore. 183 more words

- almond tub surround

Both bathrooms at Casa de WIST had unremarkable, if serviceable, fiberglass tub surrounds in a 1980s almond color. They presented us with a moral dilemma. As we renovate, we try to keep our footprint from growing. 325 more words

Daily Shed

Green and Grey Repurpose – Soap Sock

My mum used to complain “nothing gets better, it only gets worse”. That may make her sound like a pessimist but she wasn’t; she was a lifelong Liberal (and reluctantly a Lib Dem) so she knew all about living hopefully. 374 more words


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone! I’m excited to see what 2017 will bring.

My New Year’s resolution is to share even more money-saving, frugal, minimalist and zero waste tips with you. 281 more words


A Year of Less Waste

I have decided that During 2017 I will contribute less to the consumerist culture on the United States, and most developed countries. The goal is to buy as few things brand new as possible, create less waste, and reuse or re-purpose as many things as I can. 616 more words


Paper Chains: A New Twist on an Old Classic

By Tabitha Surface, Extension Agent

There aren’t many of us who haven’t made paper chains as kids whether that was to decorate a Christmas tree or classroom or count down to a very important date. 287 more words

4-H Youth Development