Useful Links

Business Waste Reduction Resource Kit

The Recycling Council of BC has put together a comprehensive resource kit to help businesses make better use of resources and reduce expenses associated with waste.

The David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki Foundation helps people live in balance with the resources that sustain us.

EarthFuture

EarthFuture is a passionate website about the state of the world, local and international politics, and even initiatives from countries which have taken a leap forward in terms of being earth stewards. Check out their ten reasons why organic food is better.

E-Cycling

Learn about electronics recycling at the Encorp’s “Return-it” website.

Encorp Recycling Systems

Encorp Recycling Systems is a not-for-profit product stewardship corporation that specializes in the recovery of all non-alcoholic beverage containers. Their mandate is to keep these materials from disposal. Their website contains educational material, incentives for schools, fundraising for community programs, etc.

Environment Canada

Environment Canada has information on all environmental concerns (by region).

Grassroots Recycling Network

Visit the Grassroots Recycling Network website for information on Zero Waste, recycling, landfilling, and how to take action in your area.

The Green Guide

The Green Guide is a local Whitehorse resource that can help you find environmentally friendly local products & services

My Zero Waste (UK)

This engaging British website offers tips on how to re-purpose products you would regularly throw out or recycle, as well as a wide range of videos.

Recycling Council of British Columbia

The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) has created a comprehensive Recyclepedia. If you are still unsure where to recycle your product, please visit the RCBC website  for further information. Also, check out theirfact sheets, and their resource kit for businesses.

Recycling in the Yukon

Recycling Paper Video

Recycling Plastic Video 

Reuse it

This website contains tons of information about recycling and repurposing everyday things, including a DIY books section, and a section about myth busting.

Permaculture Institute

Permaculture is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavour. It teaches us how build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch rainwater, build communities and much more.

Sourcemap

Where does stuff come from? Sourcemap is a platform for researching, optimizing and sharing supply chains.

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff website is a great educational resource (and a fun and interactive video) describing the life cycle of products and the goal of the Zero Waste Initiative.

Sustainable Packaging Coalition

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition is an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. Their website contains a lot of great ideas for alternative packaging.

Treehugger

TreeHugger is a multi-media sustainability website. They publish blogs, newsletters, and radio interviews, and also have assembled hundreds of tips about how to live a greener lifestyle.

Waste Reduction Week

Initiate a waste reduction week at school, at home or in the office. This site contains resources and contacts to assist your community, school or business with waste minimization and conservation initiatives.

Worldchanging

A user’s guide to the 21st century.

Zero Waste Family

The Johnson family is living a zero waste life in California. Their website contains a regular blog about their experiences, as well as tips and videos.

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