How the Trans Mountain Pipeline Will Lock Canada into a Fatal Mistake

The manner in which the Trudeau government and by extension, the NEB have tackled this crucial development is horrendous to say the least. They have ignored the cries of Indigenous communities who they swear to protect, turned a blind eye to science and reason, and have locked our country into a deadly mistake. Their actions …

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4Ocean: Exposed

From under-compensated workers, to empty claims and ambiguity in spending practices, this company is hiding a lot behind its blue façade. Let’s dive in. 4Ocean.com Summarized problems: Workers who are not upper management are underpaid, work long hours and experience high levels of turnoverNo transparency with regards to worker compensation, general operations, and percentage of …

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5 Ways To Stay Eco-Friendly this Summer:

Photo by Retha Ferguson on Pexels.com Disclaimer: Unfortunately, in today’s social climate, the ability to go eco-friendly is a privilege. Sustainable products have yet to become accessible to the masses and changing one’s lifestyle can be challenging when limited by socioeconomic status, disability, etc. NO ONE should feel obliged to implement ‘green’ solutions nor should …

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How Blue Jeans are Drying Up our Blue Oceans: The Disappearance of the Aral Sea

The fashion industry is ubiquitous. Whether you see clothes as mere necessities or pay top dollar to rep your favourite brands, you have in some way contributed to this 1.4 trillion-dollar sector. Fashion has dominated for centuries, and a recent shift from durable production to lower quality textiles has birthed a new movement known as …

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Where Your Plastic Really Ends Up: Trashy Secrets of the Recycling Industry

depositphotos.com The world is consuming goods at an alarming rate and recycling is the only method that will sustain our forever unsatiated need to buy. It reduces the quantity of virgin plastics required in production and is a cheaper input. However, in 2020, it is becoming more and more unlikely that the plastics we add …

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Composting With or Without a Garden: Tips and Tricks to Minimize Food Waste

What is composting? Composting is an excellent alternative to waste disposal that diverts organic household waste (OHW) from landfills. There are two main processes in which OHW can be decomposed but the ultimate product is always a nutrient rich humus that can be used as a fertilizer. The first type of decomposition is known as …

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Asian Giant Hornets: Killer Species or Media Buzz?

As 2019 came to a close, the world hoped that 2020 would mark a new decade and better times. However, we were less than halfway through the year, and had already experienced a seemingly never-ending global pandemic, economic devastation, and extreme bushfires. As we scrambled to adjust to these challenging times, another headline broke about …

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