Our Five Favorite Tips for a Great, Green Labor Day

  Whether you spell it with a ‘u’ or not, Labour/Labor Day in Canada and the U.S. is celebrated in much the same way – with family and friends marking the end of summer with outdoor festivities. All summer long, … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Games and Playful Activities for Little Ones

  You’re looking for some fun things to do with your kids this summer, while teaching them how to live a more sustainable lifestyle and embrace green practices. We’ve come up with a few activities perfect for keeping your entire … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Ideas for a Red, White, Blue and GREEN Fourth of July

  This year, give them what they really want!  A red, white, blue and GREEN Fourth of July! What is the Fourth of July really about, anyway?  The big idea is the celebration of the United States declaring its independence … Continue reading

Green Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Father’s Day

  Earliest memories of your dad?  They’re likely comprised of him throwing you high in the air, toting you around on his shoulders, and later, teaching you how to ride a bike. These days, dad probably spends much of his … Continue reading

A How-To For A Green Road Trip

Getting ready for the summer travel season (or maybe the travel bug just bit you)?  If you’re pulling out the suitcases and making an itinerary, we suggest you consider packing up family and friends for an eco-friendly road trip. Take … Continue reading

Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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  It’s that time of year.  That day we honor and lavish love and attention on the one person in our lives who has likely shown up for everything – from carrying us for 9 months and enduring many  sleepless … Continue reading

A Nice Day for a Green Wedding: Simple Steps for an Eco-Friendly Spring Wedding

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If you’re one of the many brides or grooms planning a wedding this spring, you’re probably facing an endless stream of appointments, to-do lists and budgets to follow. Fortunately, keeping your wedding’s carbon footprint small is a much easier task … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

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Set them free! Your outdoor orchids have been held captive indoors, safe from the frost, for months. But now, finally, FINALLY, it’s time to take them outside, along with the rest of your warm weather garden. Before you start tilling … Continue reading