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You've got questions - We've got answers!

If you don't find the answers you're looking for among our Frequently Asked Questions below, get in touch and we'd be happy to answer your questions!​


What is minimal waste?

Minimal waste is an approach to waste reduction that acknowledges:

  • Recycling and organics sent to compost are waste

  • Sometimes we make waste, and that's okay

  • Practice makes better!

We use the term minimal waste  instead of zero waste.

What is intersectional environmentalism?

Intersectional environmentalism is an approach that acknowledges people and environmental wellbeing are deeply interconnected and must both be cared for in tandem.

What is waste reduction?

Waste reduction is reducing how much waste is produced. Our waste reduction work focuses on the point of human interaction (ie: signage, spatial design, point of sale interactions, purchasing habits, and more), and making environmental sustainability feel sustainable.

How can I tell if The Sustainable Fox is a good fit for my needs?    

We offer a complimentary 15-30 minute information session to discuss your needs and goals, and determine if our services align with your vision.    

What do I do with [blank] piece of recycling?

Great question! If you're a BC resident you can try using the Recyclopedia or if you're a CRD resident you can use the even more precise Myrecyclopedia!  But it won't always have the answer. If you're still stuck we'd love to set up a time to talk about it with you!

What else??

Send us a note to let us know what question we should answer here!

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