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Zero waste groceries in Ottawa!

Ottawa’s first zero-waste grocery store opens in Hintonburg!

NU “sells a variety of products — dry food, fresh produce, cleaning and beauty supplies — without any packaging. Instead, people are encouraged to bring their own reusable containers or to borrow or purchase them from the store.” (CBC News)

Map: 1130 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON (just East of Parkdale)
Website: nugrocery.com

Women’s Marches on Every Continent


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Inspiring images of hope and sanity from around the world. We all need to be vigilant against bigotry — a peaceful and prosperous world for all.

View photos: Women’s Marches on Every Continent – The New York Times

About the Women’s March: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Women%27s_March

Beyond CSR: Can Business be a Force for Good?

Business for good

by Mike Gifford, Guest Writer

Are you an entrepreneur who would like to run your business in a way that also benefits society and the environment? Or are you a consumer who would like to deal with some of the most ethical, sustainable firms? “B Corporations” may be what you’re seeking. There are now 155 “B Corps” in Canada, including 72 in Ontario.

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Environmental jobs: GoodWork.ca

Enviornmental Jobs: GoodWork.ca
 
Are you hiring environmental staff, managers, board members or volunteers?
Or are you seeking meaningful, environmentally friendly employment?

Either way, GoodWork can help. GoodWork helps environmental groups, projects and green businesses find the people they need. Now they’re launching a new, totally revamped site, GoodWork.ca.

GoodWork has been a hub for environmental and conservation jobs since 2001, with over 12,000 postings to date. Please help spread the word about this valuable resource for the environmental community!