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...
No Time to Waste!

No Time to Waste!

October 19th, 2023 Beginning October 31, 2023, the City of Peterborough will begin weekly collection of organic waste in green bins supplied to eligible households, on the same day as recycling collection. Specially designed trucks will use a mechanical arm to pick up...
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...