Empowering Teacher Paige Harris: Building a Better Future

1)  Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Paige Harris. I’m 29 years old and have been a teacher for 6 years. I have had a passion for helping and educating others since I was a little girl. I have a big passion for health and wellness and the planet as I always […]

Elementary Teacher Rozina: An Inspiration and Motivator for Young Minds

Elementary Teacher: Rozina

 1) Tell us a bit about yourself I am an elementary teacher and have been teaching for 12 years now.  I’ve had the honor and privilege of working with diverse students, each bringing their viewpoints and goals to the classroom. Prior to beginning my teaching career, I worked as a student advisor at the University […]

What is a Circular Economy and Why Is It So Important?

What is a Circular Economy and Why Is It So Important? You’ve probably heard the term “Circular Economy”, but do you know what it actually means? This term relates to how we use and dispose of materials, whether that’s the packaging that the items you buy come in or the products themselves.  Once we’re done […]

How To Have A Plastic Free Summer

How To Have A Plastic Free Summer With summer in full swing, the stores have lined their shelves with all the new ‘must haves. But before you get lured in by all the ‘mega deals’ and shiny new products, just take a minute to stop and think, “do I really need this?”  Do you really […]

Tips For A Successful Plastic Free July!

  Plastic Free July is a global movement by the Plastic Free Foundation, whose aim is to help millions of people all over the world be part of the solution to our plastic problem. Over 190 countries participate and the movement has inspired over 100 million people to get involved. In 2021 Plastic Free July […]

Single-Use Plastics Go Out With a Ban

Did you hear? The Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations (SUPPR) were officially released this week! After a long wait and multiple rounds of consultations with Canadians across the country, the federal Government presented the final version of the Regulations to ban six commonly-used plastics right here in Canada.   You might remember our blog back in […]

10 Questions With June’s #LocalHero Kate Pepler!

Today we’d like to highlight Kate Pepler, owner and CEO of the Tare Shop, a local zero-waste grocery store, coffee shop, and community space with locations in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia! Join us today as we ask her about the steps to starting a zero-waste lifestyle and tips for how to reduce your waste […]

World Penguin Day

sciencefocus.com April 25th, also known to us as World Penguin Day, is a big day in the penguin calendar as it coincides with the annual northern migration of Adelie penguins. World Penguin Day is a day to recognize and raise awareness about these incredible flightless birds. Whilst Canada isn’t home to any penguins, unfortunately our […]