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Medium term things to put on your checklist

Last year, following James Renwick’s talk on climate change, we wrote two (2!) blogs about how to “pick the low hanging fruit” of climate change. To start this new year we thought we’d list some of our medium term things that you can start planning for now. 449 more words

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Secondary school Green Team news

Here’s the latest news from secondary school Green Teams!

Brian Healy and the Environmental & Adventure School Green Team have been working on a zero water bottle initiative. 466 more words


Teabags (or teabads?)

Excuse the awful pun in the title, I couldn’t resist. Jokes aside, according to The Guardian, teabags produced by top tea manufacturers such as Tetley, PG Tips, Twinnings, Clipper and Typhoo are only between 70-80% biodegradable whilst advising us to still compost them. 426 more words

Sustainable Living

The 3 minute 30 second Shower - it's possible!

Clean water is something that I absolutely take for granted. Here in Burlington I can turn on the tap and clean, fresh, drinkable water comes out. 279 more words

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SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

In the last five decades, Malaysia has experienced a rapid structural transformation, shifting from a predominantly pre-industrial agro-based society to a thriving economy with diverse sectors and industries. 1,176 more words


My bulk barn trip & Goal #1: A life without plastic?!

So I went to bulk barn – exciting right?! … More on that later.

Goal #1: I’m going to SIGNIFICANTLY reduce the amount of waste and plastic in my life. 534 more words

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a year of simplicity

Here we are. Day one. Well – not really day one. I’ve been trying to simplify my life for a long time.

I’ve recently reframed my definition of simplicity. 188 more words

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