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Straw Wars is a campaign launched in London’s trendy Soho neighbourhood by restaurants, hotels and bars to reduce the use of plastic straws. Plastic straws are technically recyclable; however they’re not commonly accepted in commercial or residential recycling programs. One … Continue reading
Two years ago, Thrifty Foods proudly announced that they were discontinuing plastic bags. “We think eliminating plastic grocery bags is the right thing to do and we are confident our customers will understand and accept this as a positive step … Continue reading
The US landfills 1.4 billion pounds of waste per day. 40% of that is packaging that is used just once.
June is going to be a busy month! We kick off Canada Environment Week on June 5th, 2011 (which is also World Environment Day), when you will hopefully be celebrating at Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet happening in Olympic Village! … Continue reading
Vancouver, turn off your engines and join the festivities! Sunday, June 19th is not only Father’s Day, but also Car-Free Day, when streets in four Vancouver neighbourhoods will shut down streets and host performances and activities.