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Haley Knox
Waste Less, Every Day: Simple Changes for Sustainable Living

Waste Less, Every Day: Simple Changes for Sustainable Living

Every day we take part in activities that involve consumption such as eating, commuting and dressing ourselves up in the latest fashions! This consumption impacts the environment in various ways that can be hard for us to visualize. A great way to understand our impact is to look at our “Ecological Footprint”, which measures the amount of nature's resources consumed by an individual in a given year. The average Canadian has a footprint of 7.7 hectares, which is way above the sustainable goal of 1.7 hectares. Fortunately, there are very simple changes we can make to our daily lives to...

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