Tag Archives: environment

The 2018 Green Living Show

If you're wondering what there is to see at the Green Living Show, you might be surprised by the product diversity. Electric cars (available for test drives), eco-friendly housewares, clothing, organic food and drink, skin and healthcare products, and so much ...

Going Green: Earth Day and Every Day (Part One)

Earth Day 2018 is April 22, and this year's focus (in addition to reducing our carbon footprints), is on the movement to End Plastic Pollution. You've no doubt seen the dire news reports about our oceans filled with plastic (as in the Netflix documentary A Plastic ...

Waterworld 2.0

With the Kevin Costner 1995 film "Waterworld" seeming more fact than fantasy as the years wear on and polar ice decreases, one company called The Seasteading Institute is taking steps to make floating cities a reality. French Polynesian islands such as ...

12 Principles for Living Sustainably

Do you sometimes find it overwhelming to figure out what steps you can take to improve your carbon footprint? Excerpted from David Suzuki's Green Guide, here are some straightforward tips to increase awareness of ways in which we negatively impact the environment, and ...

Recycling station

Go Green!

Over the weekend, our local Staples store (on Vanderhoof Avenue in Leaside) installed an enormous new recycling station in partnership with TerraCycle. Not only can members of the public drop off a variety of batteries and printer ink cartridges, but ...

Freecycle logo

Do you freecycle?

For many people, it starts after Christmas: that mounting panic as we try to find room for all the gifts we may or may not have wanted, realizing we have too much stuff.  For others, it awakens as spring arrives, ...