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China’s New Recycling Policies May Spark an International Waste Crisis

The current state of North American recycling results in much of our recyclables being shipped to China for processing. But a new policy being implemented...
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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Roadster 2020

In this video, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's newest electric model, an updated version of its Tesla Roadster. The new model, scheduled...
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Shenzhen’s Bus Fleet Will be Completely Electric by Year’s End

The city of Shenzhen, China already has the largest electric bus fleet in the world, but by the end of this year it will...

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Vegetarian Lactose Free Broccoli Quiche Recipe

A typical egg dish contains heaping amounts of butter and milk that, while giving body and flavor to the meal, make it unsuitable for those allergic to dairy. This lactose-free broccoli quiche retains both taste and texture while remaining free of milk-products.
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Vegan Spaghetti Sauce

Skip the canned pasta sauce, and opt instead for this tasty and nutritious homemade vegan spaghetti sauce.
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Vegan Lentil and Vegetable Soup

This vegan lentil and vegetable soup recipe is not only simple to prepare, but it also tastes much better than canned! The soup is chock full of vegetables and is rich in protein, thanks to its green lentils. 
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Savory Gluten Free Waffles Recipe

These gluten-free waffles are easy to make and are just as fluffy and light as normal waffles. If you are partial to the berries and maple syrup, these waffles can always be served traditionally.
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Barley Stew With Root Vegetables

Warm up your winter with this delicious stew of barley and roasted root vegetables. Hearty and nourishing. This hearty and colorful stew of barley and...
Vegan Mexican Black Bean Soup

Vegan Mexican Black Bean Soup Recipe

With fresh flavors, a spicy kick, and protein in every bite, this soup is perfect for all seasons. Reminiscent of summer in the winter, and...

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Ontario Launches New Cleantech Strategy to Combat Climate Change

Today, the Ontario Government announced a new Cleantech Strategy that will help business in the cleantech sector bring their products and services to market, while also helping the province achieve its greenhouse gas pollution targets.
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6 Ways to Have a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

There are a few ways to reduce the environmental impact of Valentine’s Day without losing the romance and while still having a memorable day. Here are a few ways to make this Valentine’s Day a sustainable holiday to remember.
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5 Green Apps That Will Help You Live Sustainably

The World Economic Forum this year has cited new technologies as the most effective way to combat climate change. For most, this can start by merely downloading an app on your smartphone or tablet. Here are 5 free apps that can help you save the planet.
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Victoria’s Progressive Plastic Bag Ban Heads for Court

A Canadian city's plans to ban plastic bags this summer could be reversed after a court challenge was launched.
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New Technology Enables Africa to Absorb Solar’s Power

A raft of Western-backed companies is helping to bring renewable energy to the remotest and poorest parts of the African continent on a novel pay-as-you-go concept.