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Enjoy a Zero-Waste Summer

By Larraine Roulston: Roll out those “Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer.” When this song was popular in the 1960s, before blue box recycling, there was little waste. Holiday participants during that decade toted a lunch basket filled with homemade sandwiches and cookies, hard boiled eggs, cut veggies and beverages in a …

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Staying Cool Without Air Conditioning

By Kim Robson: I live in an off-grid community and rely wholly on solar power for my home, which means no air-conditioning. During the dog days of summer, it takes some creative solutions to beat the heat. We’ve already covered this topic before, here and here, but this time we’re …

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Keep Practicing the 3Rs Over the Summer Holidays

By Larraine Roulston: Throughout the school year, children practice the 3Rs. For them, recycling has become second nature. Although their busy curricula have come to an end for two months, students can still keep learning how to manage their resources wisely. They can and must become key players in making their world a better …

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A More Sustainable Summer

By Tiffany Krezinski: Growing up, I spent tons of time in the great outdoors. My family always would take trips to visit national parks, so I have a serious appreciation for nature and our amazing planet. Now that I’m a mom, I am trying to teach my family about economic …

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