Renewable future

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Educational Links

David Suzuki, Co-Founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, is an award-winning Canadian scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way. He is best known as the pioneer of the "green movement" beginning in Canada over thirty years ago. The link below is produced by the David Suzuki Foundation.

Click this link to visit the website of David Suzuki "The David Suzuki Foundation".

Think of a renewable future

Be part of global change

"You must be the change you see in the world." Mohandas Gandhi

Beyond your remodel

Teach your family to respect the environment and take the first step in your contribution toward a renewable future. Family conservation can be challenging and fun! Think of clever ways to create awareness while making these challenges both interactive and satisfying. There are many ways to conserve. Here are just a few tips. Can you think of more?

  • Use filtered water Use BPA-free plastic water cups instead of buying bottled water.
  • Shopping bags Always carry reusable shopping bags in your car.
  • Recycle Purchase food items and house supplies packaged with the recycle logo.
  • Consume less Think about need vs. want.
  • Quality, not quantity Practice being a wise consumer. Simplify your choices. Purchase high-quality items that will service you for many years.
  • Carry a coffee mug Instead of using paper cups.
  • Use cloth napkins Instead of paper.
  • Use rags To clean instead of paper towels.
  • Send emails Instead of faxes.
  • Pay and receive bills online This paperless method is convenient and you save on postage.
  • Eliminate junk mail Call solicitors and ask to be taken off their mailing list.
  • Use less gasoline Organize in advance and plan trips wisely. Carpool when possible.
  • Reuse plastic bags Reuse bags at home when possible, and recycle.
  • Eat more fresh foods Less frozen and processed, healthier for your family and the landfills.
  • Dress warmer at home This will allow for comfort and conservation of energy. Washable wool and down are some of the options. For warm clothing options, visit your nearest REI retailer.

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