Curb waste with biodegradable cups

Student petitions Tim Hortons to be more enviro-friendly

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Tim Horton, when he was a hockey player, wore a cup for protection. Petitioners now want Tim Hortons to protect the environment with biodegradable cups.

A student at Western has organized an online petition to protest the franchise, claiming the company’s use of paper cups is unnecessarily wasteful. (read more)

Dang kids always want more stuff if they aren't happy

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Paying your sister a compliment at Christmas might make her forget she wants an iPod touch, according to a recent study.

Findings from the University of Minnesota study “Growing up in a Material World: Age Differences in Materialism in Children and Adolescents” found a higher level of materialism when participants developed low self-esteem in their mid-teens. (read more)

Surprise: Bush out of peace talks, no surprise: drunk Irishman

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Ireland: The Irish have always been known for their drinking and here’s proof.

More than 400 kegs were stolen on Wednesday in Dublin when a man left the Guinness brewery with a truck of booze valued at €64,000 (wholesale price). (read more)

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Friday, November 30th, 2007

Profit from environmentalism " just like Al Gore
TD Canada Trust is offering tomorrow’s environmental leaders a reward of $100,000 for their ideas about sustainability.

In TD Canada Trust’s Go Green Challenge, students from 28 universities across Canada are welcome to compete for a piece of the prize. (read more)

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