Extreme Green

If you’ve been following along with us here at Eco-Centric, you’ve learned some of the best beginner’s tips for going green, as well as some of the more inventive ways to live an eco-friendly life. As more and more concerned … Continue reading

‘Organic’ or ‘Natural’?

With more and more produce and products bearing health-wise labels such as ‘organic’ and ‘natural’, here’s a bit of a primer on what the labels really mean. Organic produce is grown and processed without the use of genetic engineering, synthetic … Continue reading

Grillin’ Green: Your Eco-Friendly Summer BBQ

With Canada Day and the Fourth of July coming up, and the first official day of summer last week (June 20th), thousands of beachgoers, pool partiers and sun-lovers are breaking out the grills, brews, lemonade and BBQ gear. Planning on … Continue reading

Summertime Energy Efficiency Tips

As the temperatures rise with the summertime months, you may have noticed that your electric bill has a tendency to do the same. There are a number of measures you can take, however, to help reduce your electric bill…even in … Continue reading

How Does Your Garden Grow: Eco-Friendly Summertime Gardening

Now that the summer months are within reach, we know you’re itching to get out the gardening gloves! While gardening can be a wonderful summertime activity for the whole family, it’s important to consider certain factors to make sure that … Continue reading

Simple Things You Can Do To Make An Impact: Top Ten Tips

So you’ve finally taken all those hybrid car commercials and “please recycle” bumper stickers to heart, and you’re jumping on the ‘green’ bandwagon. Not quite sure where to start? We’re here to help. Even simple things can make a difference … Continue reading

Rethink, Reuse, Repurpose: Creative Crafts from Recyclables

Ah, sweet summertime. Summer conjures up daydreams of beach vacations, pool parties, bug spray, sunshine, sunscreen and sprinklers. But as we all know, summer can also mean rainy days stuck indoors, or bored kids in between camp sessions. For those … Continue reading