We all know the basics of going green by now. They’ve been around for ages: consume less, consume locally, reduce energy use, reduce water use, etc. So I’m not going to bore you once again with generalities. Instead, here are 11 concrete ways to help change patterns in a positive way.
Hint – Number 11 is the most important!
Get rid of paper towels in your kitchen.
Use a washable cloth instead. Packages of bar towels are cheap. More.
Use a dryer towel.
Putting a dry towel in with your wet laundry can reduce drying time (but do remember to take the towel out 15-20 minutes into the drying cycle). More.
Dry your hands differently.
Nix the paper and… read the rest of the list.
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Airs on History Channel, Wednesdays at 10pm
History Channel’s fan-favourite Canadian docu-series Yukon Gold returns for a fortune-seeking fourth season where tempers are tested, time is ticking, and the pressure to strike gold runs high.
Airs on The Knowledge Network, February 23 at 9pm and February 24 at 12am
Filmmaker Anne Wheeler travels with her friend, Vancouver actress Babz Chula, to an Ayurvedic clinic in India, where Babz seeks healing from her aggressive cancer. The treatment is ultimately unsuccessful; back home, the irrepressible Babz invites Anne to continue bearing witness to her journey into the unknown.
Everything Will Be
Airs on The Knowledge Network, March 1 at 9pm
Sundance award-winning director Julia Kwan captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood-Vancouver’s once-thriving Chinatown-in the midst of a transformation that plays out across many ethnic enclaves in North America. The community’s oldest and newest members offer their intimate perspectives on the shifting landscape as they reflect on change, memory, and legacy.