The National Green Sweep: Transforming Our Trash

The National Green Sweep: Transforming Our Trash

Canadians are generating more waste than ever. But even if we reduce our garbage as much as we can, what can we do with the waste that's left? This series of six mini-documentaries from The National looks at innovative ways some Canadians already recycle and re-use, as well as the big-ticket items we still struggle to scrap responsibly. Whether it's the runaway success of Quebec's recycled Boomerang paints, Vancouver's Free Geeks recycling computers sans charge, or Enerkem's efforts to turn garbage into ethanol, see how Canadians are getting serious about living sustainably.

  • 2008
  • 00:22:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Subjects
Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Canada [LCSH] Recycling industry -- Canada [LCSH] Refuse and refuse disposal -- Canada [LCSH] Business education [LCSH] Entrepreneurship [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH] Technology [LCSH] Clean energy industries [LCSH]
Team
Peter Mansbridge (Host), Laurie Graham (Journalist), Havard Gould (Journalist), Lynne Robson (Journalist), Nancy Wood (Journalist), Margo McDiarmid (Journalist)
Closed captioning
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