Environmentally Friendly Products

Food Packaging Trends That Tread More Lightly on the Planet

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As environmentally conscious consumers increasingly demand more sustainable packaging, we are seeing significant innovation in food industry packaging. With that, we see five emerging trends that we expect to continue and grow in coming years.

This Holiday Season, Deck the Halls Without the Toxics

Jen Mayville | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Living
Jen Mayville

The holiday season is upon us. While you're getting into the festive spirit by hanging up decorations or buying gifts for loved ones, there is chance that something not-so-festive could sneak into your home: toxic chemicals. Some of these chemicals have links to cancer, obesity, asthma, and a slew of other health problems.

Eight Energy-Saving Tips for the Holiday Season

Cottage Life | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living
Cottage Life

For all we do during the summer months to try to be more "green," hosting dinner for the holidays can really have the opposite effect, not to mention hike up your hydro bill. In case you're hoping to save on energy and be a little better to the environment this holiday season, we've compiled a list of a few easy tips on how to do so.

A "Green Label" Doesn't Mean a Sustainable Product

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Business
Ian Lifshitz

One of the hottest topics today for business and consumers is environmental sustainability...but what does that really mean? For a time, green arrows and leaf logos were the signal to customers that they were getting a sustainable product. But it wasn't long before customers got more sophisticated and began to recognize that "green" logos alone do not guarantee an environmentally sound, responsible and sustainable global sourcing model.

Give It To Them In Green: Eco-Friendly Options For The Holidays

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Living

Want to give the people on your gift list something that's on the greener side this year? You can feel good about wrapping up (in recycled paper or re...