People often say that planting trees is a good deed for the environment, but when you try to add it up, you realize the value of a living tree is incalculable to our planet and the species on it. So to get to the root of the matter, we interviewed the Tree Guy aka Basil English, Silviculture supervisor of Newfoundland’s Forestry and Agrifoods Agency.
caring local entrepreneurs are making protecting the environment their business! check out Island Compost
there is a huge appetite in the local business world to come together and be promoted.
the challenges of the great big world can get a little smaller when we all work together to take action! for Earth Day 2016 thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement and the Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, asked human beings how their actions fit in with their larger planetary system at…
last Sunday thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University, Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, and some really cool local businesses launched the How do You Fit in? initiative during the Earth Day Fair at the Suncor Fluvarium. It goes like this: the earth is one big beautiful interconnected system, and we all have a role to play in caring for it. When it comes to ‘thinking planet and living local’, we asked, “How do you fit in?”
helpful hints on minimizing and dealing with household waste in St. John’s ~ what’s in the trash? – have a look at what’s in the bin. figure out what can be recycled, what can be composted, what really shouldn’t be going to the trash at all!
on Valentines day we celebrate our love and appreciation to the people we care about but we can do so while supporting our community and our planet !
it turns out that ‘local’ is an important consideration for people when they are buying, and, even more encouraging, people would buy more local goods if they knew local options where available and they knew how to access the goods. the results of the poll will help us build Habits for Your Habitat – Guide to the Good, and that will make it easier for those of us in the Northeast Avalon to include more ‘local’ in our purchasing decisions.