Improvements to aggregate practices rely on voluntary efforts from the industry

Jul 06, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Changes in government bring uncertainty, and the aggregate (sand, stone…Read More


Community planning is shifting in Ontario - Here's why you should care

May 07, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Greenbelt, Smart Growth

This is a guest blog by Marwa Selim, Program Manager at BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association.        Smart communities are the future for Ontarians and…Read More


Turning trash into art: Making an artistic statement out of 12,000 used plastic bottles

Mar 05, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Great Lakes

This is a guest blog by Rebecca Jane Houston. Rebecca is a settler sculptor and installation artist from Toronto. She works with found and…Read More


Smart home buyers look for green: Energy efficiency in the real estate market

Feb 26, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  Guest blog by Brent Kopperson, founder and executive director of Windfall Ecology Centre   How many realtors know the difference between a red…Read More


Making “Responsible Aggregate Operations” More Responsible

Feb 05, 2018 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Environmental Defence is committed to making positive, systemic change –…Read More


Meridian Quarry expansion in Burlington highlights lunacy of grandfathered permits

Dec 21, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Imagine if your neighbor informed you that there was a…Read More


Filling the hole in your house you didn’t know was there

Dec 21, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy

This is a guest blog by Brad Cundiff, environmental writer Did you know the energy your home loses everyday is the equivalent of having a…Read More


Guelph hockey fans at electric car show find the future is closer than they think

Dec 06, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

– Guest blog by Brad Cundiff, environmental writer   First they came in ones and twos.  Then whole families, groups of raucous young guys, kids…Read More


Listening to concerns about pits and quarries in Ontario

Nov 30, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Environmental Defence, Greenbelt

This is a guest blog by Claire Malcolmson, the Responsible Aggregate consultant for Environmental Defence Environmental Defence has fought a lot of bad pits and…Read More


Young Reporter on Assignment at COP23: Final Recap

Nov 20, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: YRE News

This is a guest blog by Allison Gacad, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, and an alumnus of Environmental Defence’s Young…Read More