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Sustainable Holiday Quiz

The quiz portion of this blog was originally written for BLiNK: Perspectives on Design, HDR’s employee-written blog.

I love how the holidays bring our collective attention to reconnecting with family and friends, celebrating the year that’s just gone by too fast. 728 more words


6 Practical Ways to Repurpose Jars

You don’t have to preserve food to develop a collection of jars. If you’re already trying to avoid plastic and cans, or if you do a lot of shopping in the natural food aisles, you’re probably recycling a lot of them. 386 more words

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Albeit several setbacks and speculation that the once Circular Economy package might have been too focused on waste, the European Commission has ditched the set of six bills earlier this year for the sake of  «better regulation» – as declared by EU Commission First Vice-President, Mr. 529 more words


How Slow Cooking Changed my Thinking (and my Schedule)

In an effort to reduce expenses, eat healthier, and reduce waste (through to-go boxes), I’ve been exploring my habits in the kitchen. I like cooking for myself — I like the process and the outcome (…because food). 384 more words

Corporate Social Responsibility: Looks Good On Paper I Guess

If it’s costing your corporation too much money to commit to your recycling program, at least be honest about it. CBC Marketplace has just accused Tim Hortons of… 336 more words

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Gracious Little Garbage Eaters

Hundred of wiggly wormies arrived at my door, along with their fortress of solitude. During the previous week as I waited patiently, I found myself looking at everything that went into my garbage can. 169 more words

Could Your School Use a Hydration Station?

Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour. Many of these are plastic water bottles disposed in school trash bins. Even if these bottles make it into the recycling container, they still represent a resource that might not have been used in the first place had the “rethink” strategy been practiced. 240 more words