Stocking Stuffers at the GreenUP Store

Stocking Stuffers at the GreenUP Store

November 30th, 2023 The Peterborough GreenUP Store and Resource Centre in downtown Peterborough offers many eco-friendly choices for your holiday gift giving, including locally made items that support the local economy while decreasing the amount of greenhouse gas...
Sustainable Decluttering

Sustainable Decluttering

October 26th, 2023 Adeilah Dahlke of Jigsaw Organizing Solutions, a member of Green Economy Peterborough, carries a bag of donations destined for a community program in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of Adeilah Dahlke / Jigsaw Organizing Solutions) The following column...
Back to School Litterless Lunches

Back to School Litterless Lunches

August 17th, 2023 To help encourage families to decrease waste by packing litterless lunches when kids go back to school, Peterborough GreenUP has launched a new colouring contest where a randomly chosen winner will receive a Planet Box Launch container worth $80....
Greenwashing and Purchasing Power

Greenwashing and Purchasing Power

July 6th, 2023 A greenwash march in Glasgow Bristol in the U.K. in November 2021. The term ‘greenwashing’ was coined in the 1980s in an essay by environmentalist Jay Westerveld, who criticized the hotel industry’s “save your towel” movement that was marketed as a way...
Love Local for February

Love Local for February

February 16th, 2023 The Peterborough GreenUP Store and other local sustainable stores carry gifts to show your love no matter what day it is. Pictured here are a love-filled sticker and a stunning ornament by Peterborough artist Brianna Gosselin, deliciously fragrant...