November 1, 2023

Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Mason Jar Herb Garden

The Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) hosted its fifth Sustainability on My Mind workshop, Mason Jar Herb Garden, at the Malton Community Center on April 28th, 2023, at 6:30 pm. The workshops aim to teach the residents in the low-income neighbourhood of Malton, Mississauga, about eco-friendly lifestyle strategies that households can practice independently for minimal cost. The […]

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Sustainability on My Mind – Moisturizing Foaming Soap

The Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) hosted its fourth workshop as part of the Sustainability on My Mind project in Malton on February 23, 2023. The workshop is the fourth out of eight workshops that will teach the residents in the low-income neighbourhood of Malton, Mississauga about eco-friendly lifestyle strategies that households can practice on their

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Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Tin Can Luminaries

On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, the Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) had its 7th Sustainability On My Mind Workshop. This workshop focused on tin can luminaries and taught residents how to make homemade outdoor decorations using recycled tin cans in their homes. The past workshop was part of the Sustainability on My Mind program, which

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Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Green Cleaning Products

On Monday, June 26th, the Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) had its last Sustainability On My Mind workshop of this session. This workshop taught participants how to make environmentally clean products. This workshop was facilitated by My Centrepeace, an environmentally friendly small business that sells handmade, sustainable and plant-based products. The workshop was the final

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Sustainability On My Mind 2022-2023 Series Final Report

On Monday, June 26th, the Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) concluded its 2022/23 Sustainability On My Mind Series. This series ran from November 29th, 2022, to June 26th, 2023, and held eight workshops in three locations – the Malton Community Centre, Ridgeway Public School and the Seva Food Bank. The primary focus of these workshops

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Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Food Preservation

The Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) hosted its 6th Sustainability on My Mind Workshop on May 31, 2023, at 6:00 pm. This workshop was centred around Food Preservation and taught participants two ways to preserve food, refrigeration and pickling. The past workshop was part of the Sustainability on My Mind program, which aims to teach the residents

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Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Moisturizing Hand/Body Butter

The Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN) in collaboration with Malton Black Development Association (MBDA) hosted its first workshop as part of the Sustainability on My Mind project in Malton on November 29th 2022. The workshop is the first out of eight workshops that will teach the residents in the low-income neighborhood of Malton, Mississauga about

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Sustainability on My Mind Workshop Series – Homemade Laundry Detergent

The Sustainable Community Aid Network (SCAN), in collaboration with Value Life Humanitarian Services and  Ridgewood Public School,  hosted its third workshop as part of the Sustainability on My Mind project in Malton on February 15th, 2023. The workshop is the third out of eight workshops that will teach the residents in the low-income neighbourhood of

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2022/23 Sustainability On My Mind Recipes & Instructions

We recently finished our 2022/23 Sustainability On My Mind Session. In this session, we had 8 workshops: moisturizing hand/body butter, candle making, homemade laundry detergent, homemade moisturizing foaming soap, mason jar herb garden, food preservation, tin can luminaries and green cleaning products. Here are the instructions and recipes for three of the workshops: food preservation,

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