The University of Saskatchewan School of Environment and Sustainability Student Association is leading a campaign to ban the sale of bottled water on the U of S campus.
Environmental advocates need to find people who are aware of the world’s growing environmental issues but have not yet taken action. We need to convince them to do something. This will not be achieved by browbeating or berating them, but by offering positive reinforcement to work toward a solution.
Toronto is on the verge of becoming the first major Canadian city to ban single-use plastic bags. But it's not enough to stem the plastic bag damage altogether.
On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Saskatoon Farmers' Market was host to a composting exhibition put on by environmental advocacy group Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council. The overall goal of the event was to shed some light on what composting is, how it works and why it should be a mainstream practice, similar to recycling.
Retire Your Ride celebrated its last stop on the Bicycle Show and Shine tour Aug. 28 at the Saskatoon Farmers' Market. The tour, which travelled throughout rural and urban Saskatchewan, supported the federal government's Retire Your Ride program to promote bicycle use and public transit in place of automobile use.
Could all those Tim Hortons cups be converted into biofuel? Two University of Manitoba professors are looking for bacteria that can eat cellulose chains directly, breaking them into smaller sugars and eventually into hydrogen or ethanol.
Thanks to a trial recycling program in Saskatoon, this year it will be easier and cheaper than ever to get a hold of those great cheap finds. The program, called New 2U, invites residents from certain neighbourhoods to put unwanted items on the curb on a certain day. Then residents from across