Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lauren’s Waste Reduction Challenge

Last week was Waste Reduction Week sponsored by the Recycling Council of Ontario. After reading the two part series by my co-worker, Bryna, I emailed her saying that it’d be fun to do an experiment to reduce my waste. To … Continue reading

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Green City Planning

In many of my blogs, I discuss ways to make urban environments more sustainable and green. I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled: How to Build a Greener City. This article was aimed less at what … Continue reading

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Communicating Solutions: Part Two

This is Part Two of a two part series on “Communicating Solutions” by Director of Communications, Bryna Jones. Read Part One here. How do we get people to reduce their food waste? Desiging and implementing a Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM)  communications … Continue reading

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Communicating Solutions: Part One

This is Part One of a two part series on “Communicating Solutions” by Director of Communications, Bryna Jones. On Tuesday, my colleague Lauren wrote a Thanksgiving-related blog post on food waste. She provided some helpful tips on how to reduce holiday … Continue reading

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Save Those Leftovers!

There is nothing I love more than a big meal with family, and so I always look forward to Thanksgiving. There is always a spread of delicious food: squash, mashed potatoes, brussel sprouts, carrots, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and … Continue reading

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Park the Car at Home

I was raised in a one-car family and because of this, when I wanted to go anywhere, I took transit more often than I got a ride. It wasn’t until I moved to a smaller town that I even ended … Continue reading

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