Future Ready Blog

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Consequences of Fast Fashion

Written by: Kimberly Yvonne Brought to you by Mohawk Sustainability Fashion is all around us, from media outlets to Instagram influencers - we see it everywhere, it’s fun! For some people, it’s a major part of their identity and a way to express themselves. Popular trends come in and out of style...
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Waste Reduction Week in Canada

This October marks the 20th anniversary of Waste Reduction Week in Canada! From October 18–24, the campaign will highlight daily themes and resources throughout the week. Here we will briefly touch on each theme with information or a fact, some everyday solutions to reduce waste and a link to a...
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Glass Jar Refillery

In one of Mohawk Sustainability’s recent webinars, we met Rosanna, the owner of The Glass Jar Refillery, who provided us with information about the benefits of shopping at and supporting refilleries and why they are so important to sustainable living and environmentalism. Located in Hamilton, The...
Urban Homesteading

Urban Homesteading

Mohawk Sustainability recently hosted a webinar featuring the owners of Sentimental Farm. Rob and Chris are homesteaders who live a self-sufficient lifestyle on their farm by growing their own organic vegetables, raising chickens and collecting eggs, preserving the food they make and creating...
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Mean Green Mower

Mohawk College has added an electric riding lawn mower to its landscaping fleet! The Mean Green Mower is the college's first electric lawnmower, representing another step taken by the college to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Mohawk has made significant progress in reducing its GHG emissions...