Sustainable Living - AJ

Sustainable Living

Learn how and why to consume more responsibly, make informed stewardship choices and find greater harmony with the planet.

New Sincerity Cover Art

*** This week’s Summer Student Takeover piece is from the creators of the New Sincerity Podcast. How does it feel to […]

Jill Pelto’s Landscape of Change uses data about sea level rise, glacier volume

A\J readers understand that it is time for action on climate change, but we should also appreciate that there is […]

MoCreebec Eeyoud Council in Moose Factory, ON/Joshua Russell

The MoCreebec Eeyoud Council, an association representing the MoCreebec people of northern Ontario, is taking charge of their power consumption. […]

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

horrid_Eunize

THE HORRID ground-weaver has a mighty name. It suggests a dangerous beast from the old stories, a creature in league with […]

IT’S BEEN OVER 20 YEARS since Gro Harlem Brundtland coined the phrase “sustainable development” in the landmark publication, Our Common […]

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

WHEN THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS from some of Canada’s most influential corporations encourage government intervention to tackle climate change, you […]

Mike Morrice and Priyanka Lloyd from the Sustainability CoLab.

At first it can be tricky to pin down what Sustainable Waterloo Region does. That’s not to say the volunteer-fuelled […]

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 […]

Question of Trust The public trust doctrine holds hope for protecting Canada’s ecosystems. “By the law of nature these things […]

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, […]

image1

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

Have questions about #COP25? A\J has a correspondent at the Conference right now. Send us your questions by responding to this tweet or by DM, and they might end up in our interview with them at the end of the week

#InternationalVolunteerDay may have been yesterday, but that doesn't mean we still couldn't use some help!

Do you like #writing, #videography, #photography, #journalism or #storytelling?

DM us to become an #environmentalleader and get involved with #ENVMedia https://t.co/MxGRIdkMZi

Do you want to turn your passion into action? A\J and @MediaENV are looking for volunteers! Volunteers make a huge difference in communities everywhere and maybe you could be one of them. Get in touch to find out more!#InternationalVolunteerDay

Have questions about #COP25? A\J has a correspondent at the Conference right now. Send us your questions by responding to this tweet or by DM, and they might end up in our interview with them at the end of the week