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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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Toronto Really Really Free Market this Saturday

The next Toronto Really Really Free Market is this Saturday (October 15), 10am-2pm at 16 Bancroft Avenue. That’s the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union, and it takes place on the second floor. For those not familiar, a Really Really … Continue reading

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Better search results

Whatever you search for on Waste Nothing, we would like to find it. Unfortunately sometimes even if we have the item listed, you might not see it, especially if you searched for something very specific. Starting today we have improved … Continue reading

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Waste Nothing interview on CBC Radio

If you were up early enough today (and in Toronto), you may have caught me on CBC. At 6:20am I spoke on Metro Morning to talk about Waste Nothing. They introduced the site by talking about how September is about … Continue reading

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The Toronto Fix-em-up Free Market

The Fix-em-up Free Market was a small room by Kensington Market in Toronto where you could (in their words) Drop off your stuff, Bring something to be fixed, Fix it yourself, or Take something. All free and they had a … Continue reading

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New categories: how to Get items, how to Repair items

So far Waste Nothing has been focused on how to get rid of unwanted items. Now when you go to add tips, you can also add tips in three new categories: rent and borrow, get second-hand, and repair and maintain. … Continue reading

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Design improvements and more

I’ve cleaned up the overall layout of the website a bit, and it should be a bit easier on the eyes. I’ve also added the most recent blog posts to the home page, as well as some other small changes.

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Better tip guidelines

Actually, more like some tip guidelines. I’ve added a few short sentences to the Add a Tip page to help you write the tip, including noting how to add links and what information should be included. Thanks to all of … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Waste Nothing Blog. Waste Nothing has been around for a month or so and it’s about time we had a good place to post news and other items of interest. The @wastenothing Twitter account will continue to … Continue reading

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