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We have to know better before we can do better!

Lucky for us all, there are many passionate people doing incredible things and sharing great information about the impact we are having on our shared planet. These are just a few of the many resources that we like to read, watch, wear, and share to get more perspective and inspire great change.

Please be in touch and let us know your favourite resources – this is a cooperative movement, afterall!

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The Plastiki is a 60-foot catamaran made from 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles which set sail from San Francisco in March 2010 on a 130 day journey to Sydney with a mission to beat waste.

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Andrew Nisker took his passion for filmmaking and came up with a new form of activism to help families live sustainable lives. Using his films, he’s travelled the world speaking to families, corporations and students about how to flourish without harming the environment and the health of communities.

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Toxin Toxout coverToxin Toxout

A great read full of valuable information to help up get harmful chemicals out of our bodies and our world. Everyone needs to read this book!

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slowdeathbyrubberduckSlow Death By Rubber Duck

No mother sets out to buy their newborn a bottle with BPA or send their child to school with a lunchbox with a lead lining. Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie experiment on themselves to show us how everyday toxins impact our well being, and also deliver solutions and a hopeful message.

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p180bncvgj1ojst1011ge1ol01f069The Alphabet of Avoidance

A fun, inspiring, and perspective changing read that not only identities what we should be avoiding in order to live healthier lives, but also includes simple solutions to immediately replace the bad with something better… or even nothing at all!

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Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents. In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover this mysterious phenomenon.

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If you think waste is someone else’s problem… Think again. This multi-award winning documentary feature film by Blenheim Films with Jeremy Irons is worth the watch.

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imgresNo Impact Man

A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency and vows to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year.

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 womensUseLess Organic Cotton T-Shirt • Women’s

Don’t be ‘useless’ – just ‘use less’! Less stuff means less clutter in your life and in the landfills, using fewer resources, and more money in your pocket; and who doesn’t want that?

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mensUseLess Organic Cotton T-Shirt • Men’s

Don’t be ‘useless’ – just ‘use less’! Less stuff means less clutter in your life and in the landfills, using fewer resources, and more money in your pocket; and who doesn’t want that?

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81V5poBgPlL._SL1500_Repurpose Compostables Assorted Utensils

These utensils are made from plants, not petroleum. They are also certified compostable, so they break down in a matter of months, not millenia. They’re also extremely durable, BPA-free, and Non-GMO certified.

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These cups are made from plants, not petroleum. They are also certified compostable, so they break down in a matter of months, not millenia. They’re also extremely durable, BPA-free, and Non-GMO certified.

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Eco-Cycle Solutions

This website is designed to help individuals, communities, and groups understand and achieve Zero Waste. Take a quiz to see what your community is ready for, watch a video about Zero Waste and climate change, or simply get inspired by the Zero Waste actions taking place around the world.

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