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People & Profiles

Be inspired by the perseverance and outside-the-box thinking of other environmentalists who have broken new ground.

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Following a Buffy Sainte-Marie concert at the Phoenix in Toronto in October 2011, four Water Walkers needed a battery boost. […]

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Marcia Ruby interviewed Tom Wilson in May 2019, about his art, his music and his journey to discovering his identity.

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In his 2014 memoir, Rumours of Glory, music icon Bruce Cockburn writes of trips he took on freighters across the ocean […]

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On this National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21st, 2019, the Greenbelt Foundation and Alternatives Journal are pleased to announce the […]

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BOOZHOO! Nodin Ikwe ndizhnikaaz, mukwa ndoodem. Wiikwemkoong Manido minising ndoonjibaa. Ojibway Anishinaabe kwe ndaaaw. Kitchener endayaan. My English name is […]

THE BUSH ERA IS OVER but the stain, including a string of last-minute legal changes, lingers. These “midnight regulations” made […]

TECHNICALLY, only plants can be weeds. But plenty of other organisms are similarly vigorous, adaptive to circumstances and resilient in […]

DIY homemade deodorants with baking soda and cornstarch

I reluctantly stopped using conventional antiperspirants and deodorants a couple of years ago because they have too many questionable ingredients […]

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As climate concerns continue to rise alongside increasing energy demands, renewable power is becoming an important and much needed resource. […]

WE ARE SURROUNDED by a sea of discarded materials that can be reused in building construction. Think of all those […]

Mike Morrice and Priyanka Lloyd from the Sustainability CoLab.

For nearly five years, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) has been convincing companies and organizations around Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, Ontario, […]

"How the words of a 16-year-old @OYEPCanada ranger continue to inspire me to do more," #SFI's Paul Robitaille, Director, #Indigenous & Youth Relations.

Read Let's Paddle Together in @AlternativesJ: https://t.co/tDUSEYKVQv

It's another #ForestFridays and we're sharing our latest article with @AlternativesJ

Perfect reading for this Friday evening to discover more about traditional ecological knowledge🌳

#indigenouspeoples #indigenousknowledge #firstnations

https://t.co/klM7cIoUU0

Trash Talk: Confessions of a waste auditor is now live on AJ. You don’t want to miss this anonymous confession piece - it will share some of the most brutally honest and unfiltered truths about the waste industry straight from the eyes of a waste auditor https://t.co/7XuoqXNrPN

As we roll into the weekend, check out our latest publication with @AlternativesJ 📓

Written by our Director of Indigenous and Youth Relations, Paul Robitaille, you'll learn about the path forward for collaborative partnerships with Indigenous Peoples.

https://t.co/X76P4UDjsU