Climate

News and information to complement the campaign begun Sept 2019 by DIRA’s new Climate Action Committee.

Tips on heating

Wood

How to reduce pollution from your chimney and fireplace (useful blog series from a US company, High’s Chimney Service).

Video (4 min): How to Operate Your Wood Stove More Efficiently

CVRD Wood Stove Exchange Program: get $$ for replacing your old wood stove (i.e. made before 2014) with a cleaner heating option:
Gas, Pellet, or Propane Stove or Insert: $1,000 – $1,300
Electric Heat Pump: $1,000 – $4,000

 


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Seen outside the DAC


Recycling

“Recycling Is Like a Band-Aid on Gangrene: A new way of researching (tools you can use!), a new view of plastics – all from Newfoundland (just two of many reasons to read this article (maybe watch the 12 min vid “Guts”). From “The Atlantic” magazine, June 13 2019.

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