Environment and Nature
Opening Ontario’s eyes on waste management to create new investments, new factories, new jobs and new Ontario-made products.
More and more industrial facilities are making the effort to go green – which helps the environment, saves money and makes their company more competitive. But energy saving projects can get expensive…
Figure skater Josee Chouinard is encouraging students across the country to think and act green through Canada’s Greenest School Contest.
Most people don’t realize how much water they use in a given day. Simple things like turning the water off when brushing your teeth and switching to a low-flow tap save gallons of water. Find out your water footprint and start taking steps to reduce your consumption.
If each one of us did just little things for the environment every day, it would all add up to a very big difference. Batteries can vaporize and pollute the air when they are burned. Batteries can pollute our water. Battery components can leach from landfill and pollute the environment. The newest generation of rechargeable batteries are so much better than they used to be because now they are as reliable, as convenient, and as easy to use regular alkaline batteries.
Careful monitoring at pulp and paper mills during the past decade indicates a big reduction of toxic pollutant releases to Canadian waters.
The future is looking very positive for Canada's endangered species thanks to the federal Species at Risk Act.