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Mike Strayer

50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.

Stephanie Evans

Ready, Set, Winter! Tips For An Eco-Friendly, Winter Home

  Was that our Indian summer?  Yeah, that’s definitely come and gone!  And now the beautiful fall foliage is leaving us, too, and it’s time to prepare for winter, which is just around the corner. Get your home ready for some serious chill before the first snow falls using the eco-friendly tips and ideas we’ve…

Stephanie Evans

10 Fun, Eco-Friendly Findings About Canada

  It’s almost Canada Day! And it only seems appropriate that we review some of the best things about our beloved country. Canadians (clearly) take great pride in their hockey. We’re some of the friendliest people on the planet (this, according to most reports, but hey, we’re slightly biased!). We boast affordable healthcare and we’re…

Mike Strayer

Top Six Cities to Find Green Rooftops

What’s a green roof? It’s a roof that’s covered with plants instead of traditional roofing materials. The benefits to a green roof are many. They: Improve air quality Conserve energy Minimize the urban heat island effect Efficiently uses rain water Help reduce runoff Check out these cities that are rocking the green rooftop. San Francisco…

Stephanie Evans

Your Eco-Friendly Baby

When you’re expecting, one of your main thoughts may revolve around pink or blue… but what about green? When bringing home your bundle of joy, there are a few things to consider if you’d like to start off on eco-friendly footing.   An Eco-friendly Baby Shower A great way to go green before your baby…

Stephanie Evans

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 towards reducing your carbon footprint and living a sustainable lifestyle. So before you invest in…

Stephanie Evans

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 days of summer slump, recyclable crafts are a great, green way of keeping the whole…

Stephanie Evans

Going Green: A Lesson For Kids

Healthy habits start early. Cliché as it is, in the case of environmental awareness, the familiar saying rings true! Do you live a green lifestyle? Teaching your kids about living green can help encourage future green efforts for generations to come. The earlier you teach your children good “going green” habits, the more likely it…