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Ottawa Supermarket embraces Zero Waste Concept

This article was in the Make Change newsletter I subscribe to and I wanted to re-post it here.  This supermarket, NU in Ottawa, is an excellent example of how Zero Waste can be incorporated into our daily life in a

Posted in Everyday Sustainability, Good News, Positive Actions, Sustainable Business

Support for fashion industry to embrace responsible, sustainable practices.

From one of my favourite information sources Triple Pundit. C&A Foundation calls to reimagine fashion with Fashion for Good

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FEETZ – A new footwear company bringing together custom sizing and sustainability.

Feetz.com provides custom fitting shoes made on a 3D printer with a flat sole, which is better for your feet, and they are sustainable.  This is the kind of innovative and well designed products we need in the world. 

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TreeSisters making a difference in the Mangrove Swamps on Madagascar

From TreeSisters Women Seeding Change newsletter Feb. 7, 2017 How Your Mangrove Trees are Saving Lives and Landscapes In our Madagascar mangrove tree-planting project the trees that you are funding are helping to both restore the landscape as well as

Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Feminine Impact, Good News, Nature, Social Justice

The Natural Capital Framework – Why It’s Needed

The Natural Step Canada’s December newsletter included a link to this article by Vince Deschamps on Natural Capital.  It’s food for thought on the things we need to consider about Natural Capital and a way we can go about doing

Posted in Environment, General, Good News, Nature, Positive Actions

Triple Pundit is running a Twitter Chat Nov. 3 – Women and Cocoa

Check out this twitter chat if you are able to on November 3.  It is about the sustainability of cocoa farming and the role women cocoa farmers play.  Two Great ideas more sustainable cocoa and empowering women.  I love it.

Posted in Environment, Events and Happenings, Feminine Impact, General, Good News, Social Justice, Sustainable Development

Adidas – Designing shoes from Ocean Plastic Waste.

Adidas, already a leader in sustainable business practices and innovation, has taken another step forward by designing shoes from plastic waste sourced from our oceans.  Plastic polluting our oceans is a major issue and Adidas, along with Parley for the

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More Good News – Oxford Diocese to Divest from Fossil Fuels

350.org announces Oxford Diocese has voted to divest from fossil fuels and calls on the Church of England to do the same.  Another positive step in addressing climate change and the urgent need to move away from investment and support

Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Good News, Sustainable Business