Month: October 2020

Food Waste

Food waste is a prevalent and important issue in Canada and across the globe. Recently Halton Environmental Network partnered with Value Chain Management International, in a revolutionary new study: Make Every Bite Count. The goal of the study was to understand the carbon ‘foodprint’ of household waste in Oakville and use that information to guide future programming to reduce our environmental impacts.   …

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The Importance of Canoe Gardens in our Communities

I attended a canoe garden installation in Burlington held by Halton Environmental Network, Reach Out Center For Kids (ROCK) and Arthouse Halton. If you’re wondering what exactly a canoe garden is, it’s just like it sounds, a garden planted in a canoe.   The point of a canoe garden is to fill it with native plant species that have co-evolved with our native pollinators for thousands of years. These plants will create a habitat specific to our local pollinators and animals. As …

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