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The Current for July 28, 2020

WE Charity prioritised "corporate interests" over ethical integrity, worker says, Zero-waste movement should not take a back seat during the COVID-19 pandemic, Card games and socialising could be key in ageing gracefully
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A WE charity worker, who CBC has granted confidentiality, says he and his team were discouraged from working with the organisation because of the pressure placed on them to make deals with companies that didn't fit into the charity's ethical structure.

The zero-waste movement should not take a back seat during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Environmental Defence. Ashley Wallis, plastics program manager for the environmental advocacy group, says the pandemic has increased people's reliance on single-use plastics, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin knows what it takes to age gracefully. His most recent book is called Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of our Lives. He says playing cards — and the socializing that goes along with it — might be part of the secret to remaining healthy in our old age.

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