Sustainable A\J

DIY homemade deodorants with baking soda and cornstarch
Mix up a DIY version in just five minutes that will keep you dry and stink-free using ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
A look at the first ride and free yoga class. Come along on Wednesday evenings at 7pm!
better back to school A\J
10 tips for getting top marks in sustainability this year, from junior kindergarten right up to grad school.
shoe recycling A\J
Learn how to recycle or donate your worn-out runners through these helpful organizations.
Woman checking for toxic ingredients in beauty products. Alternatives Journal.
We wrap up our series on toxins in every day products with this scary carcinogen and allergen.
litterless lunch A\J
A\J wrapped up the Earth Month Challenge with waste-free, local eating. Read to the end to enter our giveaway for a Green's Your Colour insulated bottle!
Woman checking the ingredients in beauty products. Alternatives Journal.
Cocoon Apothecary's Jessica Burman continues her series on toxins in everyday products: anti-bacterial agent triclosan is toxic, pervasive and persistent. Find out how to avoid it.
Earth Day birthday cake. A\J Alternatives Journal.
A\J staff Emily, Michael, Julie and Anežka share their tales of outdoor activity on foot and by bike. Emily pledges to take action politically as well as personally.
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A\J staff Emily, Eric, Megan and Nicole weigh in on the second week of Act for the Planet challenges, including DIY sunscreen, clothing swaps and more!
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A\J staff Emily, Laura and Semini weigh in on the first week of Act for the Planet challenges, which are all about greening your home life.
Woman checking the ingredients in beauty products. Alternatives Journal.
Third in our toxins series: a short history of petrochemicals in personal care products.
London Stadium - Alternatives Journal A\J Sustainability Athletics
The London Olympics promised to be the most sustainable Olympics ever. What's the final score?
April is Earth Month, the perfect time to up the eco-ante! Here's what A\J is up to – and what you can do.
Continuing our series on toxic chemicals in everyday products, Jessica Burman fills us in on "fragrance."
In the first of a series on troublesome chemicals in everyday products, Jessica Burman gives the low-down on parabens.
Advice from The Soap Dispensary on reducing the presence of plastic in your home.
The risks associated with endocrine disruptors – found in everything from from rubber ducks to makeup to canned foods – and how to avoid them.
An interview with Ken Hartwick, CEO of Just Energy, about helping the Air Canada Centre to go green.
Julie Bélanger looks at the PELA smartphone case that’s hoping to put eco-friendly plastic on the map – and we’re giving away an iPhone 5 case!
Living sustainably takes more than turning off the lights. Can you take it a step further?
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