Sustainable A\J

Caution
How the precautionary principle can save lives and our peace of mind when it comes to fracking and earthquakes.
Paris COP 21
In order to effectively implement the factors of the Paris Agreement, Canada must rethink its sustainable governance
One Waterloo residents' idea has transformed a community's movement to live local.
Three things to learn from Polish fair trade fashion designers
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Save money and the planet with these DIY clothing repairs and upcycling ideas.
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Our top tips for a successful clothing swap.
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Practical tips for reducing your laundry footprint.
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The Clean Foundation's guide to preventing flooding in your yard and harvesting rainwater for your gardens.
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What you need to know to make cycling a part of your daily routine.
Woman putting sunscreen from a bottle on the beach
The difference between chemical and physical sunscreen, ingredients to avoid and other important details to help keep your skin protected this summer.
Chef's Garden Tour | Edsel Little via Flickr
Take a crash course to get your vegetable garden off to a strong start!
Citronella Plant Mosquito Repellant
In a move seen as targeting natural products, Health Canada is considering restricting the popular bug repellent ingredient.
Brown paper packages tied up with string by Susy Morris
95% of Canadians like the idea of more environmentally friendly gift-wrapping. Here's how to do it.
How to avoid filling the world with more plastic, toxic, resource-sucking or unwanted crap this holiday season.
Holiday survival guide
Let us help you through the December chaos.
Seed packets
Top tips for seed saving, rain gardens and sprouting from workshops at Guelph's Hillside Festival.
Janice Lee with Region of Waterloo staff recycling expert Kathleen Barsoum.
How recycling works and why you should sort yours at home.
World Ethical Apparel Roundtable
The World Ethical Apparel Roundtable represents a real industry shift.
Environmentalists need to remember that the personal is political and stop being so polite about others’ unsustainable behaviour.
Live Local KW
A\J joins Live Local KW, a one week challenge to support local businesses and organizations by eating, shopping and playing local.
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