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The following post about clothing waste is written by College of Textiles student Jon Millner, who is the spring 2014 communications intern in the University Sustainability Office.

With the new spring season fast approaching, I recently did some spring cleaning in my closet and realized how much space is taken up by excess clothing.  I found many t-shirts and outdated jeans that I just knew I wouldn’t wear again.

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The OneLessStraw pledge campaign strives to educate the public about the dangers of single use plastic straws, its effects on our health, our environment, and our oceans.

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Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year - killing marine life and threatening precious ecosystems.

But it doesn't have to be this way.

We’re calling on big corporations to cut down on plastic, and for governments to take action to tackle the problem.

Will you join the fight against plastic pollution?

Add your name and we’ll be in touch soon with next steps.

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Love Food Hate Waste is here to help us all make the most of the food we love.

LFHW Canada is modelled on the LFHW campaign in the UK – a proven behaviour change campaign that, in its first five years, helped cut avoidable food waste by 21 percent, saving UK consumers £13 billion.

Food waste is an urgent, but solvable, global challenge. One third of all food produced globally is wasted and in Canada 47% of the value of food waste can be attributed to households.

Just Eat It Movie by Peg Leg Films in partnership with British Columbia's Knowledge Network.

"Dining out" takes on a whole new meaning in Just Eat It. After seeing how much of our food is wasted, Grant Baldwin and Jen Rustemeyer, whose previous film The Clean Bin Project followed their efforts to live a zero-waste lifestyle, decide to take on a new challenge: to eat only rescued food for six months. Just Eat It follows the Vancouver couple as they forgo restaurant meals and quit grocery shopping cold turkey. 

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