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Holiday Party the Zero Waste Style

By Fredrica Syren: I don’t know about you, but I love Christmas and I particularly love hosting Christmas parties. Parties are fun but can cause lots of waste and are in general not so green. I was not too surprised to learn that we tend to produce more trash around …

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I Do….Green Wedding Days Ahead

By Larraine Roulston: Eco-friendly weddings are those where the bride and groom embrace their day with the lowest possible carbon footprint. One of the first decisions to make is the date and location. Although destination weddings sound luxurious, they come with a heavy carbon footprint by compelling everyone who attends …

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Hip-Hip Hurray! Let’s Have a Zero Waste Birthday Today

By Fredrica Syren: In the past two months we celebrated two birthday boys. My 5-year-old Noah and my 3-year-old Liam have birthdays 6 weeks apart. Phew!!! Birthday parties are super fun and something most kids look forward to. However, they also can mean lots of trash and impact on the …

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Greening Graduations — Time to ReThink

By Larraine Roulston: I would estimate that today over half of all schools have an Eco Club. When it comes time for commencement, a graduation ceremony is a great time to put all that “green energy” into practice. It’s also a perfect year-end opportunity for students, teachers and volunteers to …

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Greening Year-end Banquets and Events

By Larraine Roulston: As waste management and environmental decisions should be part of any event, organizing committees must include an environmental component and waste free strategy. Those who organize and volunteer for a year-end party before the summer holidays can strive to make the occasion greener. If the event is …

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