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Waste Nothing for Schools

Waste Nothing is now available for schools, colleges, and universities. In fact, for public institutions, Waste Nothing is free! Both school administration (principal, facilities management, etc.) and student-run organizations are encouraged to sign up. Is your school green? Do you … Continue reading

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How to get started, for waste management agencies

Like Waste Nothing and interested in getting it for your community? We’ve created a quick video that shows how local governments and waste management agencies can sign up and set up their information in just a few minutes, trying it … Continue reading

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New administrative features and more

Yesterday we released a ton of new features to make Waste Nothing easy for waste management agencies. Agencies can now sign up for an account – for free – just like everyone else, but will have access to tools just … Continue reading

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New video overview

There’s a lot to Waste Nothing that may not be obvious at first glance. That’s why I’ve just added a video overview that goes over how to get the most out of all the features, and how to add your … Continue reading

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There’s a lot new here. A lot.

The blog has been pretty silent for a long time, I know. No, I didn’t forget about you; I’ve been hard at work making Waste Nothing better.  Here is a short (okay, not that short) summary of the major new … Continue reading

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What to do with soap and soap slivers

I added three new tips today for what to do with soap slivers, including making into new bars of soap, with several different methods for how to do that. And if you’re not so interested in do-it-yourself solutions there are … Continue reading

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Late November Waste events in Toronto area

I recently mentioned attending a screening of The Clean Bin Project, and am happy to see that it is showing again in the GTA, November 23, in Oakville. November 25 is Buy Nothing Day, a great reminder that reducing how … Continue reading

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New features: sharing and maps

A handful of new features have been rolled out over the past week. You can now easily share your favourite tips by Tweeting them or Liking them on Facebook. Additionally, tips now include contact information including email, phone number, and … Continue reading

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Waste Reduction Week and Trailer Trashed contest

This week is Waste Reduction Week across Canada, with many events listed. Since the purpose of this is to bring attention to an issue often forgotten (but never by Waste Nothing :-)), I thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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More Toronto waste-related events

Tomorrow, 11:30am The Clean Bin Project screening at the Planet in focus film festival. The Clean Bin Project film documents two partners competing to produce as little waste as possible in one year while examining waste issues in general. I … Continue reading

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