Eight Actions for the Earth

Earth Day is April 22, but we can make better, more sustainable choices for our planet every day. Find eight recommended books and activities to keep our planet clean and healthy.

Attainable Sustainable
by Kris Bordessa
Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun.
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The Zero-Waste Chef
by Anne Marie Bonneau
A sustainable lifestyle starts in the kitchen with these use-what-you-have, spend-less-money recipes and tips.
Borrow the book.

An (Almost) Zero-Waste Life
by Megean Weldon
An (Almost) Zero-Waste Life
is an aspirational book to teach you that being zero waste isn’t necessarily about zero, but more about changing the way we see the world around us, how we consume, and how we think about waste.
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Read Discover magazine, available on Flipster, for tips to save the Earth and to learn how and why humans need nature.

Join the Earth Day Community Clean Up on April 22. Kits containing gloves and bags are available for curbside pickup at the Fleming Centre. Register by emailing recreation@lincoln.ca.

Get the Niagara Region Waste app for reminders on waste and recycling pickup. Use the app to learn what materials go in which bin to keep waste out of the landfill.

Consider the Solutions Hierarchy and do a Home Waste Audit (courtesy of the U of T Trash Team) to discover where you can make Earth-friendly changes at home.