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Get your soil ready for spring

Get your soil ready for spring

Late winter and early spring is the perfect time to do some yearly soil maintenance. By regularly amending your soil, you’ll ensure that this year’s garden is as good as last year’s.

How to cut down on food waste this Christmas

Helpful tips for Vancouverites to reduce food waste this Christmas, so you can eat, drink and be merry (and be green).

Andrea Reimer on nimble government

Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer, well-known for her Green Party roots, contacted me to respond to Village Vancouver’s Randy Chatterjee in my blog post Making Vancouver sustainable:...

How to make compost in your apartment

The Green Mama explains the ins and out of composting for urban dwellers, and the lazy.

Compost? But what if I live in a condo?

The City of Vancouver's city-wide organic waste management program has hit the streets. But on-site composting remains the most economic and environmental way to handle kitchen waste. VO explores opt

City's food scrap pick-up and composting program to begin on Earth Day

Getting Vancouver's meal scraps out of the landfill and into the city's composting program will start on Earth Day. The first phase of the program, according to the City of Vancouver's website, will i