Stephanie Evans

BPA-Free Back to School

For the past few years, you’ve probably noticed the words “BPA-Free” stamped onto your refillable water bottles, sandwich containers, perhaps even your kids’ backpacks. But what’s so bad about BPA and why should you be concerned that you’re free of it? BPA, more formally known as Bisphenol A, is a chemical found in the plastics…

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

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…