Wood Waste

What is wood waste? Wood waste is the end-of-life of wood products, trees, or some combination of both. Wood waste is an ever growing problem across the world, especially in Alberta, where tipping fees for wood can range up to $150/ton, and that’s not even including...

Outcome of ‪#‎COP21‬: The Paris Agreement

  After two weeks of negations from members of the United Nations, there is finally an end to the long wait on what the decision to universally fight climate change will be. An agreement has been set in place amongst member nations; five key points to take away...

Alberta’s Climate Change Policy Predictions

COP 21 is coming up quick. Alberta is due to announce new climate change policies just days before the conference will take place. Although the information has not yet been released in regards to the new legislation (other than the doubling of carbon tax in the...

Halfway There

The steps we are taking towards a more sustainable future are comparable to a walking pace. We will get to the end goal eventually, which is the use of clean energy on a mass scale, but it will take a long time. It is imperative to have an end goal in mind, but we...

Community Gardens

As the first snow starts to fall, the last thing on your mind is planning next year’s garden. Something to keep in mind for next year is that the City of Edmonton has over 80 community gardens throughout the city! Community gardens are a great way to brighten up...

Near Future Smoke Tax?

The Alberta Government is creating new climate change policy which will be released before the UN Climate Change Conference in December. Presently there is a carbon levy on industrial carbon emitters which is sitting at a $15/tonne fee companies must pay. By 2017 this...