Newsletter: Fall 2020

Submitted by Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (NRCAER) They lower our heart rates, love us unconditionally, and are so happy to see us whether it’s been eight seconds or eight hours. Our animals give their humans so much and most of us would do anything for them. One of the things we can do,…

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Heartland 101 September 2020: Plastics Waste and the Circular Economy

A circular economy allows resources to be used for as long as possible, extracting the maximum value from them while they are in use. This is different from a linear economy where we use a product, followed by disposal. 

Take plastics, for example. The unique characteristics of plastics allow them to be lightweight, durable, versatile, and cost effective. Plastics can help extend the life of our food, contribute to product shelf life, and even protect our front line workers. But plastics waste is an increasing burden on our environment, including oceans and other water bodies. 


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Newsletter: Summer 2020

Submitted by Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (NRCAER) They lower our heart rates, love us unconditionally, and are so happy to see us whether it’s been eight seconds or eight hours. Our animals give their humans so much and most of us would do anything for them. One of the things we can do,…

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Heartland 101 June 2020: Air Quality in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland

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