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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

Posted in Good News, Positive Actions, Sustainable Business

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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Apparel Industry Taking Steps to Improve Sustainable Sourcing

From Triple Pundit’s Newsletter, some good news in the apparel industry.  VF Corp’s new anti-deforestation policy will have a big impact on the fashion industry’s effect on global forests.  Actions like these by large multi-national corporations are positive steps in

Posted in Environment, Everyday Sustainability, General, Sustainable Business

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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Sustainability Illustrated’s Natural Capital Video

I love these videos and how they communicate information.  Take a look and learn about Natural Capital, why it is important that we consider it in the calculation of costs when we consume products and services.  For too long we

Posted in Environment, Nature, Sustainable Business, Videos

LIFE is the culmination of all you do – So Choose Wisely

I have been reading the various articles, commentaries and analysis that The New York Times Amazon article has generated over the last week.  Shock and outrage at the conditions white-collar workers experience at Amazon, as well as support for those

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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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The True Cost of the clothes we buy is too high.

On TriplePundit today there was a report about the release of a new documentary called “The True Cost” which looks at the fashion industry’s real cost in terms of our environment and the people who produce our clothing. For some

Posted in Conscious Capitalism, Everyday Sustainability, General, Sustainable Business

Power of Women around the world – Part 1- ASOMOBI Coffee Growers

This is the first in a series I am putting together on groups of women who have taken control of their lives through purposeful work and reclaimed their power as conscientious contributors establishing equitable businesses, improving their communities, and the

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