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Seven Ways to Save Water Without Spending a Dime

Posted on February 19, 2016 by

Living a sustainable lifestyle often comes with some startup costs. While the lifestyle changes – switching to a hybrid car, buying disposable bags, installing a programmable thermostat and other green initiatives  – will save you big money over time, they often require an up front investment.  But we’ve found one way to add some sustainability […]

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BPA-Free Back to School

Posted on August 21, 2015 by

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 […]

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10 Fun, Eco-Friendly Findings About Canada

Posted on June 28, 2015 by

  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 […]

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Top Six Cities to Find Green Rooftops

Posted on July 30, 2014 by

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 […]

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

Posted on May 17, 2012 by

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 […]

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Going Green: A Lesson For Kids

Posted on May 3, 2012 by

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 […]

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Earth Day 2012: Mobilize The Earth

Posted on April 25, 2012 by

Here at Just Energy, we believe that every day is an occasion to celebrate our remarkable planet! There is, however, an “official” day dedicated to all things Planet Earth: April 22nd is recognized the world over as “Earth Day.” This past Sunday marked the 42nd Earth Day to date. The first Earth Day was established […]

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