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Sustainability at Home Toolkit
The Natural Step and the Alberta Real Estate Foundation
The Natural Step and the Alberta Real Estate Foundation have partnered to produce Sustainability at home: A toolkit - Decision-making help for your everyday choices.
"Sustainability at home is a toolkit that helps homeowners understand how to apply sustainable development concepts to everyday household decisions. The guide covers an explanation of sustainability; root causes of un-sustainability; questions to ask while making household decisions; concrete and simple suggestions for every room in your house; renovations; resources for further information and idea and more. Originally designed for Alberta, this guide will be useful for new and experienced homeowners alike." The Natural Step
Download the Toolkit here: http://www.thenaturalstep.org/sites/all/files/HouseholdGuidebook_EVersion.pdf
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The Earth Day Canada's EcoAction Team's Website!
What is the EcoAction Team?
Our mission is to be the source of practical, culturally relevant and economically-viable solutions that help Canadians improve their well-being, quality of life, and lessen their impact on the environment.
This site includes a Earth Day Toolkit and one of the best environmental footprint calculators in the Country, the EcoAction Calculator.
The EcoAction Calculator is a great on line tool to help you reduce your environmental impact.
* Savings are calculated in energy, waste, water, greenhouse gas emissions, and dollar savings