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COVID-19: single use plastic ranking high

And at Twiggzy, we find this depressing! According to an article published in La Presse on August 27th, ''The idea behind prohibiting single use plastic items today is much less popular amongst canadians.''

According to the director of the Laboratory of food analytical sciences from the University of Dalhousie, the COVID-19 crisis ''has affected our perceptions on plastic.''

People seem to wrongly think that this extremely polluting matter is safer, and the oil industry contributed to this belief by creating campaigns of misinformation.

Tips for a greener and safer return to school

Last March, the school year abruptly came to an end because of the pandemic. In this context, the next school year will necessarily come with a lot of apprehension, and with reason! This is why we are offering you simple solutions for a safe and eco-friendly return to school!

Pets: 11 tricks to reduce your ecological footprint

Have confinement and solitude linked to the COVID-19 pandemic given you the urge to adopt a four legged companion? I understand: a ball of fur can bring so much joy to a home! Nonetheless, cats and dogs can have a great impact on the environment. Their ecological footprint, often forgotten or underestimated, can prove to be huge! Its almost scary... But, since I myself, have cats in my house, I cannot suggest that you dismiss adopting one. It would be... incoherent. So, here are some tips to protect our planet while keeping a furry friend at home.

Zero waste camping: It IS possible!

This summer, trips outside of Quebec will be practically impossible due to COVID-19. Many people are therefore opting for camping, in a ready-to-camp formula, or not. That is why my team and I have thought of proposing ideas on simple escapades with (almost) zero waste. Because yes, it is possible to camp without producing an astronomical quantity of waste!