Christmas stockings date back to early European traditions. During these tight economic times, many families are scaling back their holiday celebrations, curbing wasteful consumerism in favour of more traditional and meaningful gift-giving. If you have an... Read more »
If you are planning to spend any money to fix up your house, the furnace is the smartest place to start. I know it’s tucked away in the basement so no one can see where you spent the small fortune for a new one. But a furnace that is more than 20 years old really... Read more »
Disposable is a four-letter word when you’re green for life, and disposable razors fall into this category too. Whether you are shaving your beard or your legs, a razor with replaceable blades is what you want to use, so you don’t have to toss all those handles... Read more »
I love summertime. It’s been a long, wet spring and I can’t tell you how exciting it is to see more sunny days in the forecast. Unfortunately, just as summer's temperatures are heating up, so is the intensity of the sun’s rays. More than ever, it’s important to minimize our ultraviolet... Read more »
Cascades is launching recycled cardboard furniture for children : Furnishing that is synonymous with recycling
Cardboard Furniture for Children Children always need a space to let their creative juices run wild. Cascades’ cardboard furniture is ideal for having children freely express themselves. This furniture is 84% recycled cardboard and 100% recyclable. It is an alternative to regular plastic... Read more »
- Go for durable outdoor furniture with style by choosing Boutique Cascades’ new products
- The simple green act of buying nothing
- A trendy yet environmentally friendly Christmas tree
For four weeks in April, I gave up meat. For one of those weeks, I gave up milk, cheese, yogurt and all other animal by-products. I made it through the month without too much difficulty and discovered many tasty meat-free recipes along the way. Now I did primarily dine out, but I also made a few... Read more »
There are so many reasons to own a car, and just as many not-to. Cars carry multiple people and a whole lot of luggage. You can use them on your own time and they represent a kind of personal freedom hard to come by; but they are also expensive to operate and maintain, and they have a really... Read more »
Christmas stockings date back to early European traditions. During these tight economic times, many families are scaling back their holiday celebrations, curbing wasteful consumerism in favour of more traditional and meaningful gift-giving. If you have an eco-conscious family member, consider... Read more »
- Heat up (the green way) for winter
- Don’t buy disposable razors : they fill our landfill!
- Use biodegradable soaps and shampoos
This summer is turning into a scorcher and all I can think about is jumping in a lake to cool off. Did you know that Canada has more than 3 million lakes? Apart from keeping us cool, the importance of our lakes cannot be overstated. Lakes act as drainage basins for groundwater, habitat for... Read more »
A refrigerator consumes the most energy of all domestic appliances – approximately 25%. It also represents 11% of total energy consumption in the home. Canadians report drinking more water than any other beverage, but milk, soft drinks, coffee and beer are not too far behind. What’s the... Read more »
- Offer a recycled cardboard house to your pets
- Clean glass and surfaces naturally
- Hosting a green holiday party
- Beauty care and Hygiene
- Consumption and Recycling
- Eating green
- Ecological transportation
- Gillian Deacon's Corner
- Green activities and events
- Green house
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