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

Posted on March 22, 2018 by

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.

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Green Lunchbox and Snack Ideas

Posted on August 14, 2017 by

  Last week on the Eco-Centric blog, we doled out a few of our favorite tips for sending your kids back to school sustainably, setting them up for their greenest year yet. One of our suggestions was to pack their lunch in a reusable bag, utilizing reusable sandwich bags, jars and containers for their meal. […]

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Shape Up for Spring

Posted on April 3, 2017 by

“Sweat is Fat Crying.”  That’s what they say. Warmer temperatures, more hours of daylight, and the realization that it’s almost time to pull out shorts and swimsuits (that last one strikes fear in the hearts of many) mean it’s the onset of spring. It’s time to think about getting fit and what better way than […]

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Green Inns and Bed & Breakfasts for Your Winter Holiday

Posted on November 7, 2015 by

  If you’re deciding what to do for your upcoming winter holidays and don’t want to deal with the hassles of flying, making reservations at busy restaurants and navigating through throngs of tourists in overcrowded vacation destinations, we have a low-key, cozy solution that’s also good for the environment. Check in to a cute bed […]

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All Natural? Organic? Fair Trade? A Primer on Eco-Sounding Words and Terms

Posted on August 14, 2015 by

  “Organic,” “fair trade,” and “all-natural,” are just a few of the latest buzz words swarming around everything you’re eating, drinking, wearing and breathing. But what do these terms really mean? With “all-natural” cigarettes and “organic” cheeseburgers on the market, does that mean you can smoke and eat fatty foods without any adverse health effects? […]

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Planning Ahead to Celebrate Canada the Green Way

Posted on June 12, 2015 by

  It’s almost that time of year…those days in summer when Canadians pull out the stops to celebrate the unification of their provinces into one very large, very diverse, very beautiful country.  Even with all the celebrations, Canada Day shouldn’t spell disaster for the environment! Canada Day festivities – including all of the fireworks, barbecues […]

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Eco-Friendly Travel Tips For Your Weekend Get-Away

Posted on September 16, 2013 by

Summer is over.  Kids are back in school.  You’re back at work.  You’re bored at work.  You’re already in need of something – anything – to break up the monotony.  Enter Plan A:  the weekend get-away!  Here at Eco-Centric, we’re liking that idea, too, and we’re here to show you how to organize your weekend […]

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