Water Bottles

Meet the 13-Year-Old Girl Taking on Bottled Water

Maude Barlow | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Impact
Maude Barlow

The success of the Blue Communities project in Ontario can be mainly attributed to Robyn Hamlyn who has met with 18 mayors and councillors. She talks about the environmental impacts of bottled water, the preposterous amount of profit bottled water companies make off communities' lakes and streams and the stricter standards with which tap water is regulated. And the incredible part of this success story is that Hamlyn is only 13 years old.

SavvyMom Roundup: Illegal Chocolates and Online Addictions

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Despite the slow pace that summer brings, there is still a lot of news, entertainment and interesting tidbits to read about. From illegal chocolate eggs to water bottle wallets and internet addictions, here are the things that caught my attention this week.

8 Tips to Go Green When Eating Out

Lisa Borden | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home
Lisa Borden

Before you make a reservation, check out what the restaurant offers in terms of ingredients, menu items and eco-aspects. Ask if they use reusables, including cloth napkins and tablecloths. If you currently frequent establishments that use disposables (plastic cups for condiments and coleslaw), suggest that they switch.