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Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)

Working together to save the planet

The Space for Life approach is first and foremost a moral commitment. Each and every citizen is invited to join this movement of ecosolidarity through everyday gestures and actions.

Learn more and raise the awareness of others

The 4 Rs – Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle and Recover Waste

One tonne of recycled paper saves 17 trees.

Biodiversity and climate change

A UICN study predicts a dramatic reduction in the number of polar bears in the next 10 to 50 years because of climate change.

Energy

Five classrooms with all the lights left on for a year use as much energy as the lighting for 10 single-family homes over the same period!

Screensavers don’t really reduce the energy your screen uses. Their purpose is to reduce wear and tear on your monitor and extend its life.

Natural resources

About 75% of the planet is covered in water.

The water you drink represents only 1 per cent of the water you consume.

Pollution

One drop of oil can make up to 25 litres of water unfit for consumption.

 

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