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  • Why we should save the bees

    Why we should save the bees0

    In recent years, there has been a growing concern among beekeepers and environmentalists about the rapid decline of honeybees. Just last year alone, Ontario beekeepers reported a 58 per cent loss of the province’s honeybee population. With these little creatures responsible for the cross-pollination of a third of the world’s food crops, losing them could

  • Everlasting Tree School: nurturing mindfulness for a healthier planet

    Everlasting Tree School: nurturing mindfulness for a healthier planet0

    Living a waste-less lifestyle can be a challenge for any individual. It demands time, commitment and effort in our already busy lives. However, these sacrifices are well worth the reward of creating and modeling a healthy and sustainable future for our children. It brings us back to the foundation of Haudenosaunee culture; respecting and honouring

  • Upcycling: an awesome way to recycle

    Upcycling: an awesome way to recycle0

    Last week we talked about the importance of including recycling in your overall waste management plan. This week, we’re going to talk about another important piece of a good waste reduction plan called upcycling.   Upcycling is when you find a creative way to transform household items that no longer serve their original purpose, into

  • How to Recycle

    How to Recycle0

    As the summer quickly approaches, there is no excuse to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and sort all the recycling that you may have been stockpiling over the winter. Many might not realize it, but recycling is one of the most important things you can do to help the environment. It’s an essential part

  • Recycle yard waste into valuable compost

    Recycle yard waste into valuable compost0

    Composting may be a person’s first foray into an eco-friendly lifestyle. Compost is a nutrient-rich natural fertilizer that some people refer to as “black gold.” It can be made from most types of lawn and garden waste as well as some discarded items from the kitchen. Many people have renewed interest in composting because they