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Advocacy group sheds light on the necessity of composting

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.

The 100-mile diet: local eating is challenging, but rewarding

Trying to eat food that wasn't shipped across the world can be hard. This is even more so when you limit yourself to food grown within 100 miles. Especially in Saskatchewan ”” in the winter. But just because it is hard to make the transition doesn't mean it's not well worth it. Eating local is

A dim light on global warming

Amid a growing wave of concern about climate change, many countries — including Brazil, Australia, the US, and EU members — passed laws in the 2000's outlawing or severely restricting access to incandescent light bulbs. But the real problem, as ever, is that the new technology is not yet as attractive as the old.

Tesla Roadster electric sports car

I’ll take that electric car now, please

Obviously everyone can't travel by bike or bus, and personal vehicles have become an integral part of the way people live in North America. The good news is that there is a viable alternative to the internal combustion engine: Electric cars.

Carrotmob comes to Saskatoon

Making money while saving the environment? Impossible! Or so we thought. Carrotmob, the activist organization that promises profits as well as environmental sustainability, is coming to Saskatoon and focusing on local coffee shops.

Santa’s green report card

How big of a polluter is Santa? Tasked with producing enough toys for every child in the world, how big is Santa's carbon footprint?

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