This charity uses second hand clothes to challenge rampant consumerism

One More Wear Foundation is a charity focused on distributing clothing to youth and young adults who are struggling with poverty in the Greater Toronto Area. The charity is surrounded by the ideology that having accessible clothing can provide employment…

Zero-waste grocery stores are finally making their way to the U.S. and Canada

The average American creates 4.3 pounds of trash per day. That’s 1,569 pounds a year. With numbers like this, it’s no wonder our landfills are overflowing and our planet is suffering. One of the major pitfalls of living in a…

A group of scientists just invented reusable paper that could help save the environment

BY: ELIJAH BASSETT According to the WWF, the world goes through about a million tonnes of paper per day, and it seems to be getting worse. In the past, all the average person has been able to do about it…

Sweden is paying its citizens to fix their belongings instead of throwing them away

BY: QUENTIN STUCKEY¬† Buy. Use. Throw away. Buy again. The typical consumer cycle is a vicious one – not only does it produce copious amounts of waste and contribute greatly towards environmental issues, but it is also hard on our…