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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: 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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Eco-Friendly Ideas: One cup at a time

You may not know it, but even your daily choice of coffee can have a global impact. Here are some things to consider the next time you’re out buying coffee for your home or at the office. The most important certification is organic. This not only eliminates your exposure, and that of the environment, to […]

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