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