sustainability

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

4 Reasons to Re-think Suburban Living in Windsor-Essex

Windsor-Essex county has the perfect blend of city life, farmland and affordable, residential homes. However, in a increasingly populous world, where the need for sustainable practices trumps almost every area of development, how much will it cost us to maintain our North American style of living, and what do we do next?

Thinking of Buying A New Smartphone? Don't.

Thinking of Buying A New Smartphone? Don't.

Smartphones may not be that smart or sustainable after all. With emissions numbers enough to make you roll your eyes right out of the back of your head, OEMs are becoming notorious for unsustainable practices. Fortunately, we have a trick or two up our sleeves to help combat this problem.

You Are What You Eat: Changing Our Daily Interaction With Food

You Are What You Eat: Changing Our Daily Interaction With Food

We buy, cook, and consume food every single day. It sustains us and is a critical component of our daily lives. But rarely do we take the time to think of improving this relationship, which is a must during these changing times and tides. In this first of a three-part blog, let's rediscover and reinvent our reliance on our basic necessity! 

How to Live Green on a Budget

How to Live Green on a Budget

Want to know how live a green lifestyle in your home without having to spend hundreds of dollars? As part 2 of our series on how to be green on a budget, WOC shows you easy ways you can help the planet from your Windsor home.

Climate Heroes: A Soccer Player’s Journey to a Zero Waste Life

Climate Heroes: A Soccer Player’s Journey to a Zero Waste Life

Richard Eckersley went from soccer star to sustainability superstar when he opened the UK's first Zero Waste store. Check out his inspiring story of how even one person can make a huge difference.

Sustainability - Why You Should Be Windsor's Everyday Hero

Sustainability - Why You Should Be Windsor's Everyday Hero

Sustainability is the ability to provide for the current generation without sacrificing the needs of future generations.

But what does sustainability mean to a Windsorite?

Welcome to WOC

Welcome to WOC

Windsor of Change (all pun intended), is a blog about climate change and how Windsor will be affected by it.  It hopes to put climate change in the context of our beloved city Windsor, and how we could/ would be affected by it. And most importantly, what we can do as a community.