Food Waste 101: 16 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

  May 15th, 2019   0 comments

Food Waste 101: 16 Ways to Reduce Food Waste   About one third of all food produced is lost or wasted globally (1.3 billon tons, worth nearly US$3 trillion). All the resources (water, energy, land, labour, etc.) used for growing, processing and transporting that wasted food were therefore also wasted—and all the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions created were for naught. While much of those food losses occur before the food

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11 Tips for Eco-Conscious Travel

  March 7th, 2019   2 comments

11 Tips for Eco-Conscious Travel Do you love to travel but find it difficult to be as green on your vacation as when you’re at home? Ahimsa Eco Solutions has some tips to help you plan your next eco-conscious holiday! Reduce plastic waste Food and drink packaging on airplanes creates a lot of waste. Bring reusables like cloth bags, straws, cutlery, and cups on your next flight…think of how many

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What is climate change and what you can do about it

  December 18th, 2018   2 comments

Climate Change 101: What is climate change and what can you do about it?   by Wesley Wright, MASc Many of us are worried about the state of our planet and the legacy we are leaving behind for our children and future generations, but many are also confused about climate change and what we can do about it. Heck, there’s even debate about whether climate change is man-made or due

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Healing Ourselves and the Planet with Ahimsa

  August 3rd, 2018   0 comments

Healing Ourselves and the Planet with Ahimsa The Yoga Journey Many years ago, I went through a quarter-life crisis that had me turning everything upside down, leaving my corporate marketing job, renting out my condo and finding myself in a Yoga ashram in the middle of the Himalayas. What was supposed to be a month-long trip turned into eight years of living, breathing, and immersing myself fully into Yoga and

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How to go Zero Waste: Our interview with Bea Johnson

  June 7th, 2018   0 comments

  We recently had the opportunity to interview the incredibly inspiring Bea Johnson, best-selling author of Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying your Life by Reducing your Waste and founder of As an author, speaker and influencer, Bea is truly a tour de force and has been called “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living” by The New York Times and “…a guru for people looking to take green living to

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Ecological Sustainability: Tips for New Moms

  May 29th, 2018   0 comments

Ecological Sustainability: Tips for New Moms By: Ani Asik I recently attended a class on babywearing and met some wonderful mamas. One of the defining features we shared about parenting is the learning curve that we seem to constantly be on. By sharing our experiences, it could serve other parents well for the benefit of our children. In this article, I focus on sharing some sustainability tips that I learned

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How We Went Plastic Free (And You Can Too)!

  May 16th, 2018   2 comments

We said NO to Plastic for a whole month! Here’s how! By Wesley Wright & Stefani Chan-Wright   The theme for Earth Day (April 22) this year is “End Plastic Pollution.” This hits close to home since plastic pollution was one of the main reasons why we started Ahimsa Eco Solutions, and so we decided to commit to going plastic waste-free for the entire month of April! We began by

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Columbus Centre Talk

  April 27th, 2018   0 comments

Ahimsa Eco Managing Director Wesley Wright recently gave a talk at the Columbus Centre on the origins of plastic and its harmful effects on our health and the environment.  

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Why Give a Shift?

  April 5th, 2018   0 comments

Why Give a Shift? by Wesley Wright, MASc   Everywhere we turn, we are bombarded by news about how we are destroying the planet, people are killing each other, political leaders are making fools of themselves, the food we eat is poisoning us, and so on. It’s pretty easy to find it all quite depressing and to feel powerless to be able to do anything about it. Some people do

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