Recent Posts

pharmaceuticals in water A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
A call to Canadians to return unused and unwanted pharmaceuticals.
Trans-Alaska oil pipeline with mountains in the background. Alternatives Journal
BC resident James MacGregor is asking all Canadians to take a stand against the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Justin Trudeau A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Will the new Liberal leader be good news for Canadian environmental regulation?
Roberta Bondar addressing students at the EcoMentors Earth Month Youth Forum.
Contagious energy: A\J shares highlights from the Earth Month Youth Forum.
An abandoned playground in Detroit. A\J – Alternatives Journal
A\J founder Robert Paehlke wanders down Detroit’s long and bumpy road to sustainability.
litterless lunch A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
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!
electric car A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Electric cars are only a good sustainable solution if complementary technologies are developed.
Drilling, hydraulic facturing in the North Dakota badlands. A\J Alternatives
Scientists and ultra marathoners join forces to document what’s at stake with the spread of fracking in the North Dakota badlands.
Woman checking the ingredients in beauty products. Alternatives Journal.
Anti-bacterial agent triclosan is toxic, pervasive and persistent. Find out how to avoid it.
Enbridge line 9 pipeline marker A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
The Line 9 pipeline comment application is directed at experts, not those in surrounding communities.
Monarch butterfly migration. A\J Alternatives Journal
Between Canada and Mexico, our flagship butterfly is facing serious threats to its migration journey and habitat. Here's what people are doing to help.
tree touch A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Study suggests urban tree loss leads to increased mortality.
From the Victories Celebration to raw olive oil, here are A\J's favourite moments and discoveries at the 2013 Green Living Show.
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.
traffic jam A\J Alternatives Journal transit
Canada continues to cut VIA rail budget while Ontario cities implement light rail systems.
natural skincare A\J Alternatives Journal DIY
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!
Hundreds of sustainability leaders will celebrate progress at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 4th Annual Evening of Recognition.
Would you cut down a tree to put up a solar panel?
Plant a pollinator-friendly garden this spring to support your local farms and protect food security.
EcoMentors and the ROM team up for the Earth Month Youth Forum: join the chorus of 250 excited voices on April 27.