Air quality webinar with Beth Gardiner

Dec, 03 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Ecology Ottawa will be presenting the results of their air quality monitoring campaign, Breathe Easy. Over 120 volunteers monitored Ottawa’s air quality this summer to identify hot spots across the city for air pollution – an important first step in sparking community dialogue around neighbourhood-level solutions to improve quality of life and the air. This webinar will also include a lively discusson with Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. Breathe Easy Ottawa was partially funded by EnviroCentre’s Ottawa Sustainability Fund.
Free of charge, registration required

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Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

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Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

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