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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

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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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Canadian Beer Industry Way Ahead on the Circular Economy

Another great article from The Natural Step Canada’s December Newsletter on how Canada’s beer industry has been maximizing resource use since prohibition.  I am a big fan of the circular economy and believe every industry can do much more to

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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

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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Meditation + Compassion = Happiness for all

You may have heard it before or read about it but perhaps you still haven’t internalized the simple reality that being more mindful and compassionate results in happiness for YOU as well as others. 1. Spend time each day to

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