Eco Friendly

Easy Ways To Reduce Food Waste And Save Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living

Reducing food waste in our daily lives is easier than you think.

Kaylee Lambert

Ontario Company Pours Your Remains Into The Sewer After You Die

HuffingtonPost.com | Kaylee Lambert | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada

“You’re turning them back into their original state,” said the owner.

A Sustainability Game For Earth Day

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Living
Carl Duivenvoorden

If you missed International Games Day -- held each November to promote fun, camaraderie and learning through the playing of games of all types -- don't despair. Here's a simple way to combine the fun and learning of International Games Day with the sustainability focus of Earth Day.

Paper Weight Keeps Canadian Companies From Being Competitive

Al Varney | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Business
Al Varney

Even though it's become vastly more efficient and effective to digitize work processes over the past few years, they're still stuck in the past, printing off reams of documents. It's unnecessary paper use that wastes resources, undermines productivity, bogs down workflow and prevents companies from realizing competitive advantages derived from becoming digital enterprises.

Go Green This St. Patrick's Day With Eco-Friendly Smart Home Gadgets

YPNextHome | Posted 03.17.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

With our favourite Irish holiday just around the corner, it's only fitting to show how you can make your home green, too. And we don't just mean decorating the space in shamrocks, but instead by incorporating these eco-friendly devices.

How To Survive And Thrive At Trade Shows

Lisa Borden | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business
Lisa Borden

Both working and attending a trade show can be an incredible way to connect with like-minded people and brands, and to create new partnerships and opportunities. I have attended my fair share of conferences and shows, on my own, and with clients, and understand how much there is to do, see, and accomplish in a short amount of time.

9 Easy Ways To Start An Awesome Urban Garden

YPNextHome | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

Urban gardeners and green thumbs from around the world have united on the Internet to deliver awesome options and ways for urbanites to start wonderful, space-saving urban gardens that provide us with essential nutrients and fit into tight living spaces.

6 Eco-Friendly Inventions That Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Our world doesn't look much like the ones envisioned in sci-fi flicks like Star Trek or Back to the Future, let alone the latest installment of Star Wars. Kids aren't buzzing around on flying skateboards, and we aren't dueling with light sabers. But who needs movies when real-world innovations are way cooler -- especially the ones poised to radically transform humanity's eco footprint.

Plastic Bottle Homes And Schools Turn Trash Into Something Special

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living

Turns out plastic bottles make great eco-bricks.

A Holiday Guide To Giving Greener Gifts

Jillian Doucette | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Living
Jillian Doucette

The holidays are a notoriously wasteful time of year with an estimated 300,000 additional tonnes of garbage created by Canadians between mid November and New Years' Day. With an excess of gift wrap, consumer packaging, and food waste, that's not hard to believe. Here are five ways you can give the gift of green this holiday season.

10 Last Minute Eco-Chic Stocking Stuffers

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Style

Finish the year off with a nod to being eco-aware.

These Green Homes Look A Lot Like Hobbit Homes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Living

They look perfectly suited to host a second breakfast.

Here's How Municipalities Can Reach Their Sustainability Goals

Stephanie Cairns | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Politics
Stephanie Cairns

On December 4, over a thousand mayors from around the world will meet in Paris to accelerate the work of local governments on climate change. Many Ontario mayors attending this event will arrive with a starting advantage.

A Canadian Climate Change Idea For The World To Follow

Rob Shirkey | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Impact
Rob Shirkey

Our greatest obstacle to transitioning to a more sustainable future is the systemic inertia of the status quo. The simple act of pumping gas is a habitual, automatic behaviour that has been normalized for several generations. Complacent, disconnected markets don't drive change. While we may not be actively saying, "Give me oil," we have the perfect downstream environment to perpetuate the status quo.

15 Holiday Gifts Perfect For The Eco-Fashionista In Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Style

The eco-friendly gifts for those on your nice list.

Be A Conscious Consumer Over The Holidays

Lisa Borden | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

On Black Friday, we are all encouraged to over-consume. This intense promotion continues right through the holidays (and then there are clearance specials, Boxing Day promotions and New Year kick-off deals). But what happens if we stop, think and don't react impulsively? What do we really need?

Green Beauty Essentials To Get You Through Holiday Party Season

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Style

These 10 green beauty must-haves will put a little extra sparkle in your on-the-go party-girl look.

10 Eco-Chic Ways To Add Parisian Flair To Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Style

Whether you’re sitting front row at Paris Fashion Week or scrolling through your Insta feeds for an up-to-the-minute taste of street style en franca...

How to Spend a Week in Czech Republic - Beyond Prague

Sara Graham | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

With a relocation to Sweden fast approaching, my partner and I were looking forward to wrapping up work (and packing) and living like it was our last chance to experience the Czech Republic. Who knows if we'll ever be back, and after 16 months in Prague, we wanted to take advantage of a bit more of the country.

12 Eco-Friendly Fitness Brands That Will Keep You And The Planet In Shape

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Style

Green goddesses, rejoice.

How Companies Are Striving for Deforestation-Free Supply Chains

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Business
Ian Lifshitz

Companies in a variety of sectors are not letting potential challenges hinder their efforts to achieve a deforestation-free supply chain, however. Rather than allowing potential roadblocks to hamper sustainability efforts, corporations are harnessing technological innovations to achieve environmental and business objectives.

Earth Day Should Be 364 Days a Year

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Business
Ian Lifshitz

Earth Day is an important date on the calendar that puts the spotlight back on the planet. However, as we all grow more interconnected around the world with a greater ability to have an impact -- both positive and negative -- it's equally important to recognize that the principles of Earth Day can't be ignored the other 364 days of the year.

10 Green Beauty Brands You Should Know

The Huffington Post Canada | Charlotte Singmin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Style

Green brands are carving out a significant place for themselves within the beauty industry, and we eco-friendly beauty junkies couldn't be happier.

Green for the Holidays

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business
Ian Lifshitz

These days, filling a large green plastic bag with paper and boxes is virtually unheard of in Canada. Thankfully. There is greater thought and consideration behind the reuse of products and how we can adopt more sustainable practices when celebrating our holiday festivities.

The Plastic Bank Fights Pollution and Poverty With Recycling

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

From pollution to poverty, social enterprises like the Plastic Bank are discovering new solutions to old problems. And Canadian entrepreneur David Katz shows us the key to successful social enterprises lies in changing the way we think, finding the value in people and things everyone else tosses aside.