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What a Waste Water Waste

Canadians think we have plenty of it, but water is a valuable resource we already waste. In the coming decades we'll need solutions to our wasted water. Find out how science is looking way down the road and coming up with a plan.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/17/2015

What a Waste Human Waste

Host Torah Kachur finds out how flushing our waste down the drain is also flushing away cash. Scientists are working to turn feces into medical treatments and cow urine into drinkable water.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

What a Waste Industrial Waste

We like to blame industry for our waste woes, but, it turns out, a lot of businesses are taking sustainability to heart. Their motivation? The the huge cost-savings that go into reducing, repurposing and even selling their waste.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Fortune Hunters Eco-preneurs: Business Goes Green

Episode 1 of Fortune Hunters, the cutting-edge new business series focused on "trends" — the powerful shifts in human behaviour and in economic activity that define today’s world. Ever since Al Gore sounded the alarm bell, people are refocusing on the crisis of climate change. Smart entrepreneurs know that more and more, consumers are willing to pay to help clear their ...
  • 2008
  • 00:20:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Fortune Hunters Eco Initiatives: Weathering Climate Change

With the recession weighing on most consumers’ minds, you might think environmentally friendly thoughts are being pushed to the side. But while demand for green consumer products has dropped somewhat, plenty of North Americans remain committed to doing better by Mother Earth. Both the Canadian and American governments are reacting to the recession by spending to stimulate economic growth. And ...
  • 2009
  • 00:19:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Hour The Hour Goes Eco

George Stroumboulopoulos explores sustainability with some of the most recognized names in the environmental arena: David Suzuki, Michael Pollan, Jane Goodall and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Featuring interviews with Majora Carter, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Dr. Eric Chivian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tzeporah Berman, Michael Pollan, David Suzuki, Bjorn Lomborg, Jane Goodall and Peter Raymont.
  • 2009
  • 01:45:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013