How this couple is reusing wood byproducts as firewood for Labrador’s north coast – CBC

How this couple is reusing wood byproducts as firewood for Labrador’s north coast – CBC

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Jul 02, 2021

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When Zena Sheppard and Max Kinden first got together, they’d search for driftwood up and down the coast on the Northern Peninsula.

One sea-bleached piece looked like a polar bear. Another had the twist and snarl of a dragon’s head. Sheppard and Kinden would lug their spoils home to Roddickton, building bookshelves and refinishing their kitchen with the driftwood they’d found.

“Driftwood is something that binds us together and binds us to the woods,” Kinden said.

So when the time came for Sheppard and Kinden to name their business, “Titjaluk Logistics” felt like a natural fit. Sheppard, an Inuk originally from Postville, explained that titjaluk means driftwood in Inuktitut.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/lumber-reuse-labrador-1.6084049

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