Kicking off our month of litterless lunch ideas is a recipe from the Zero Waste education coordinator herself, naturalist Kathy Jenkins, who says: "I get stressed out if I run out of these because I can't handle buying bars from the store. You can add whatever dry ingredients you like." Hat-tip to Girl's Gone Child … Continue reading Litterless Lunch Hack #1: Make Your Own Granola Bars!
Can we say no to disposable plastic this year? Guest post by Kathy Jenkins and the SLRD's Zero in on Waste team As with the start of each school year, there are always so many things to organise. Shoes, pants, shirts - check. Backpacks, crayons, markers - check. Lunch kits, healthy snacks, water - check. … Continue reading The zero waste lunchbox challenge
Animal tracker, Nature Camp instructor, naturalist and environmental educator, Kathy Jenkins, posted this on her Facebook page recently... a little inhabitant in her garden that reminds us that this backyard of ours is habitat, first, for many other living things. Like this long-toed salamander. (And friends.) The Long-toed Salamander is a slender salamander, about 8.5 … Continue reading Seasonal observations: long-toed salamander