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Heating with Solar Energy Category: Conservation

Finite fossil fuel reserves and the dangerous effects of climate change are 2 of the biggest challenges we face today. With the heating sector as one of the largest consumers of energy, it's time to rethink the way in which we consume energy.

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Conserving Water Outdoors Category: Conservation

We've already discussed water conservation inside the home. Now let's look outside where we can further reduce our total household consumption simply by exercising good garden work practices.

many of them are passive, meaning that, once implemented, they require minimal oversight or effort on our part.

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Household Water Conservation Category: Conservation

Did you know that we Canadians use more water per capita than any other nation on Earth? And that we in B.C. are the worst offenders, using 490 litres of fresh water per day, 50% more than the national average?

Does that matter? We do, after all, live in a rain forest.

The answer should be obvious: Yes, we do need to manage our consumption because, setting environmental issues aside, our water supply is usually feast or famine.

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