consumption

Blog
Sep 12, 2018
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One of the worst words in the dictionary

David Suzuki
Durability was a prized attribute of clothing and other products. What's happened? Would a child today happily wear a hand-me-down? How many parents even think of passing clothing on that way?
Podcast
May 24, 2016

Waste Wanted

gooderGoods
Textile waste expert Sabine Weber says your one sided sock and holey towel need a better place to end their life cycles than the landfill.
Podcast
Oct 17, 2015

Rising meat consumption disaster for environment

Redeye
People worldwide are eating more and more meat, leading to a loss of biodiversity, an increase in greenhouse gases and and land grabs in the global south. Brian Machovina says it's time to cut down.
Blog
Mar 5, 2013

Uruguay's 'poor' president is a unique leader

David Suzuki
Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has few possessions, donates most of his salary to small businesses and the poor, and lives in a ramshackle farmhouse with his wife. But don't call him "poor"!
Blog
Sep 22, 2011

Global imbalances

Andrew Jackson
The IMF World Economic Outlook notes that the desired process of rebalancing global demand from countries with large trade deficits to countries with large trade surpluses is not going very well.
Columnists
Jul 28, 2010

Sustainability means consume less

I was going over some of the press releases from the provincial government recently when I found one from last April titled "Awards Honour Commitment To Sustainable Mining."
Event

Catalytic Conversation: The Story of Stuff

Oct 4, 2011 to Oct 5, 2011
OISE
252 Bloor Street West, 7th floor St. George Subway Station
M5S 1V6 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.4004" N, 79° 23' 54.1392" W
Ontario CA
The Story of Stuff takes you on a tour of our consumer-driven culture -- from resource extraction to iPod incineration.
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