Environment


Vancouver Will Ban Plastic Straws, Foam Cups and Containers Next Year

Vancouver Will Ban Plastic Straws, Foam Cups and Containers Next Year

Canada's greenest city is about to get even greener. Vancouver City Council voted yesterday to ban the distribution of plastic straws and foam take-out containers and cups starting in June 2019. The initiative is part of the city's Zero Waste 2040 strategy....
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Ontario Wants to Expand the Greenbelt to Slow Toronto's Urban Sprawl

Ontario Wants to Expand the Greenbelt to Slow Toronto's Urban Sprawl

Flying into Pearson, it's always incredible to witness Toronto's urban sprawl. For as far as the...
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Sweden is Paying People to Fix Things Instead of Throwing Them in the Garbage

Sweden is Paying People to Fix Things Instead of Throwing Them in the Garbage

Sweden has launched a new plan to combat throwaway consumer culture and reduce emissions. Anyone who opts...
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