Apr 11, 2019 / Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is not your fault; why we should stop feeling guilty, and start getting angry

Reducing your plastic footprint is a fantastic thing you can do to help prevent plastic pollution. The more people who do it the better…Read More

Canada's Plastic Pollution Problem - Watch the Video

Did you know that in Canada less than 11 per cent of plastic is recycled? Watch this video to learn more.      

Nov 28, 2018 / Plastic Pollution

Plastic-Free Guide: 10 ways to go plastic-free this holiday season!

Did you know the average waste per person in Canada doubles over the holiday period? Canadians already produce among the most plastic waste in…Read More

Oct 26, 2018 / Plastic Pollution

Major bans on single-use plastics across the EU. Up next: Canada…

Finally, some good news! On Wednesday, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a sweeping new plan to deal with plastics across the…Read More

Oct 12, 2018 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Heroes in the Field: Lake Erie's unsung guardians - part 2

Joe Csoff and his family have been farming in the Lake Erie basin since the 80s. During that time he’s seen farming practices and…Read More

Oct 04, 2018 / Safeguarding Freshwater

Heroes in the Field: Lake Erie's unsung guardians - part 1

When Stephen moved back to his family farm in Southern Ontario three years ago with his wife Katie, he already knew that he wanted…Read More

Apr 19, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

10 Key Considerations for Low-Carbon Communities

Rodney Wilts is a partner at Windmill Development Group, an Ontario-based urban development group with a very special business ethos.  Windmill builds homes, offices,…Read More

Apr 06, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Ran Goel wants you to fight climate change by eating better food

  You won’t find many investment bankers who would trade their lucrative careers to grow vegetables, but that’s exactly what Ran Goel did.  Moving…Read More

Mar 26, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Interview with the Arkells - award winning musicians and home-grown environmentalists

Juno award-winning artists the Arkells joined the Ontario climate movement to encourage others to think about their impact on the planet.  We caught up…Read More

Mar 02, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

Cold Weather Cycling: EDC staff give their 5 top tips

When the weather turns colder and the days shorter, a lot of us (understandably) lose our enthusiasm for hopping on a bike and cycling…Read More