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David Suzuki | Although many concerns around banning single-use plastic beverage containers are valid, ban proponents argue they aren't insurmountable -- and the reasons to include them in a ban are compelling.
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David Suzuki | The constant rush to exploit resources, burn fossil fuels and create disposable plastic products for the sake of short-term profits is putting all life and health at risk.
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James Hutt | Lafarge-Holcim, the world's third-largest building supplies company, wants to burn 400,000 used tires a year at its cement plant just four kilometres away from the village of Brookfield, Nova Scotia.
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David Suzuki | We can all do our part to reduce consumption. We might find we're happier when we do.
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Trash Me - Day 4
Redeye Collective | Rob Greenfield put all the trash he accumulated in a month into a specially created plastic suit and walked around New York City wearing it to raise awareness about how much garbage we create.
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Green Action Centre | Most major Canadian cities have organic waste pickup. If Winnipeg does not move soon on this issue, we will be one of the few large cities in the country not doing our part.
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David Suzuki | Oceans and the life they support face numerous threats, from climate change to overfishing. Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into them is a challenge we can meet. Let's get on it.
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Wayne Roberts | 67 billion kilograms of food waste heads for the landfill every year. It's a big issue. Why aren't our politicians making a plan for all that food waste?
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David Suzuki | We need to find ways to manage waste and generate energy without relying on fossil fuels. But we have better options than landfills and incineration, starting with reducing waste.
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Redeye Collective | Ken Lyotier founded United We Can, a recycling depot for binners and dumpster divers in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. The depot currently accepts containers from 700 binners each day.
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The bins in question. Photo: The Lance
Theresa Ketterling, Darryl Gallinger | CUPE 1001 at the University of Windsor has filed a grievance for harassment and discrimination following comments made about custodial workers’ diligence in processing campus garbage.
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Sarah Laskow | The natural gas industry is afraid that Josh Fox, director of the muckraking film Gasland, might win an Oscar on Sunday.