Recycling

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Agbogbloshie: Ghana's 'trash world' may be an eyesore - but it's no dump
Rams, Dagna
Article
2015
Most accounts of Agbogbloshie, the e-waste site in Accra, Ghana, persistently miss the point. Far from being a simple 'dump' for the world's trash, it is a huge recycling operation that pays for the w...
The AT Reader: Theory and Practice in Appropriate Technology
Carr, Marilyn
Book
1985
An introduction to appropriate technology, both as an explanation of the concerpt and extensive examples and applications.
The Earthscan Action Handbook
Litvinoff, Miles
Book
1990
A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
A Green City Program: For San Francisco Bay Area Cities & Towns
Berg, Peter; Magilavy, Beryl, Zuckerman, Seth
Book
1989
Ideas for green, sustainable cities.
How You Can Help Make A Difference
Article
1989
Your actions can make a difference. There are a host of things you can do in and around your home to reduce pressures on the environment.
In Our Backyard: A Greater Vancouver Environmental Guide...
Trendell-Whittaker, Peggy
Book
1992
In Our Backyard focuses on environmental problems that apply directly to Greater Vancouver. With detials on local garbage and recylcing facilities, water and energy consumption, sewage disposal, air q...
Make a Difference: Student Activities for a Better Environment
Ellis, Toni; Scanlan, Tom
Book
Make a Difference is book for students in grades 6, 7 and 8. It provides educational material on a variety of environmental concerns through exercises, charts and tables, illustrations and a glossary...
Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and their Governments
Roseland, Mark
Book
1992
The way our urban communities develop will largely determine our success or failure in overcoming environmental challenges and achieving sustainable development. Toward Sustainable Communities offer p...
Women Recycle for Income and Environment
Márquez, Humberto
Article
2009
The women of this town in northern Venezuela no longer say "garbage" but rather "secondary raw material," and instead of referring to recycling, they talk about "separation at point of origin."
The Zero Garbage Lunch
Article
Preparing lunches that produce no garbage.

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Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network is a neutral conduit for communications between 1500+ environmental groups in Canada. Nine regional networks also provide more regionally based networking services.
Citizens for Public Justice
CPJ is a national organization promoting justice in Canadian public affairs, responding politically to God's call for love toward our neighbour and responsibility for our environment. We use research,...
Ecology Action Centre
Promote sustainability in development, protection of environment, its variety of species, through education, advocacy and action.
Green Teacher
For teachers wishing to promote global and environmental awareness in kids from K-12: ideas from successful green educators, classroom activities, reviews of teaching resources and announcements of ev...
Ontario Public Interest Research Group - Waterloo
Research and popular education on environmental and social justice issues.
Quebec Public Interest Research Group - McGill
The Quebec Public Interest Research Group at McGill is a non-profit, student-run organization that conducts research, education, and action on environmental and social justice issues at McGill Univers...
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Since 1988, Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians ...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Canadian Beverage Association
The Canadian Beverage Association represents beverage manufacturers, distributors, franchise houses and industry suppliers that manufacture and distribute more than 60 brands of juices/juice drinks, bottled waters, sports drinks, ...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...
Universal Postal Union
Established in 1874, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) with its Headquarters in Berne (Switzerland) is the primary forum for cooperation between postal-sector players and helps to ensure a truly universal network of up-to-date prod...