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Eco-friendly Ideas: Tree Planting

There are many benefits to planting trees in your neighbourhood. Not only do trees increase a property value and provide a visual mask to unsightly air conditioner units (or pesky neighbours), planting trees also bring people together in an eco-friendly activity. Tree plantings provide an opportunity for community involvement by empowerment that improves the quality […]

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Eco-friendly ideas: Composting!

Ever wonder what you could do to reduce the amount of waste in your home? Perhaps try composting! Composting is amazing for the environment and with some time and energy, you can change the habit of throwing everything away and will be surprised that on garbage day, there is only one bag to carry to […]

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Eco-friendly ideas: Growing your own herb garden

  Who doesn’t love to cook with fresh herbs? It adds that extra loving flavour to your favourite dishes. Instead of buying the $2.50 herbs at the supermarket that wilt almost immediately when you unpack the groceries, why not grow your own herb garden? Here at Jayne’s Gourmet, we have our very own fresh herb […]

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Eco-friendly ideas: Green Cleaning

Weekly cleaning is supposed to be about maintaining a healthy home. We buy products that fight germs, streaks, stains, polish and odours to keep our homes sparkling clean. Canadians spend more than $275 million on household cleaning products in a year. While these magical chemicals in household cleaners foam, scrub, sparkle and smell sweet in […]

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Eco-friendly ideas: Living green by reducing your carbon footprint

Everything you do has an impact — positive or negative — on the environment. You may ask, “What is the environmental impact of my lifestyle?” First you must calculate your Carbon Footprint .You can use one of many online calculators to find out what your approximate carbon footprint is. The online calculator will determine your […]

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