Food Waste in Canada Equals 1,200 Sandwiches A Year (Or 3.5 Every Day) Per Person.  #FJQuotables

Food Waste in Canada Equals Sandwiches A Year (Or Every Day) Per Person. -- and this is true for every developed nation -- the fear of global famine is based on a myth -- we only need to stop wasting what we have so that everyone has enough.

Corroding Our Democracy: Canada Silences Scientists, Targets Environmentalists in Tar Sands Push | Democracy Now!

“Utah’s Carbon Bomb”: State Plots Massive Tar Sands & Oil Shale Projects Despite Climate Concerns

GARBAGE BAGS With stretchy, waterproof polyethylene at their disposal, Harry Wasylyk of Manitoba and Larry Hansen of Ontario invented the first plastic garbage bag for commercial use in 1950. Union Carbide Company bought the idea and brought Glad trash bags into homes.

19 Famous Things Invented in Canada

With stretchy, waterproof polyethylene at their disposal, Harry Wasylyk of Manitoba and Larry Hansen of Ontario invented the first plastic garbage bag for commercial use in Union Carbide Company bought the idea and brought Glad trash bags into homes.

Oil industry now Canada’s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, Environment Canada report reveals - Article*

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the GPFG, has large stakes in Suncor – a Canadian tar sands company. Above, an aerial view of the Suncor oil sands extraction facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Canada’s Green 30 companies for 2012    Employees grade employers on environmentally positive practices

Canada’s Green 30 companies for 2012 Employees grade employers on environmentally positive practices

An infographic taken from a report by Blue Green Canada - if the government subsidies going to the oil and gas industry go to clean energy sector, 18,000 more jobs will be created! (Infographic from Stand Up for Solar)

An infographic taken from a report by Blue Green Canada - if the government subsidies going to the oil and gas industry go to clean energy sector, more jobs will be created! (Infographic from Stand Up for Solar)

Got an old phone you like to recycle? Don’t throw it in the garbage. Recycle it. Right now is the perfect to do it as October 18-24, 2010 is Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. This annual event (since 2001) is organized by 13 provincial and territorial r Ready to get up to date? Get Smart, Phones http://at-the-place.com/Smart_Phones.php

Got an old phone you like to recycle? Don’t throw it in the garbage. Recycle it. Right now is the perfect to do it as October 18-24, 2010 is Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. This annual event (since 2001) is organized by 13 provincial and territorial r Ready to get up to date? Get Smart, Phones http://at-the-place.com/Smart_Phones.php

People walk by a waste bin that is taped up and out of service in Toronto on Monday. Toronto garbage collectors, daycare workers and other municipal employees went on strike just after midnight on Monday in a contract dispute that could lead to a prolonged shutdown of important services in Canada's largest city.

People walk by a waste bin that is taped up and out of service in Toronto on Monday. Toronto garbage collectors, daycare workers and other municipal employees went on strike just after midnight on Monday in a contract dispute that could lead to a prolonged shutdown of important services in Canada's largest city.

You see these bear-safe garbage cans in whole western Canada. To open it a lever in the handle has to be pushed.

You see these bear-safe garbage cans in whole western Canada. To open it a lever in the handle has to be pushed.

Report Says Canada Creates More Garbage Per Capita Than Any Other Country In the Developed World - George Stroumboulopoulos, CBC

Canadians use far too much energy and water, and produce more garbage per capita than any other country on earth, a report from an influential think-tank says.

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