Samuel Engelking

Food waste is a national and global problem – but Toronto researchers and startups are tackling the dysfunction at the core of the industry Read more

Food & Drink

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Olivia Bednar

Work towards your zero-waste lifestyle at these eight eco-conscious Toronto bulk food retailers Read more


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Maša Kores

The "priestess of waste-free living" can famously fit a year’s worth of trash into a single mason jar Read more

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Forget the old 3Rs – reducing your trashprint is all about the 5Rs Read more

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Montreal just got a new one and Vancouver has two in the works, but there's nowhere in Toronto to buy prepared foods, cleaners and body care products in deposit-return glass jars sans the disposable packaging Read more

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Is that green bin, blue bin or garbage? Test yourself in celebration of Earth Day 2016 Read more

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With city hall kicking off month-long public consultations on its waste strategy and the province finalizing its waste-free Ontario act, it's time to stop trashing two-thirds of our garbage. Where are we going wrong? Read more


The OPG's plans to bury waste underground near Lake Huron puts drinking water at risk, Stop The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump head says Read more