Celebrate Earth Hour 2016 on March 19th

Earth Hour 2016 is March 19th, 8:30 – 9:30 PM (Your local time) Earth Hour 2016 ~ Climate change is the biggest environmental threat to our planet and a huge concern for many of us. In Canada, where I live, we are already seeing its impacts, particularly on our Arctic and our oceans. Participating in Earth Hour is a simple way to show that you want to be a part of the solution and it sends a powerful message that together we can make a difference. If you wish, you can follow the link and grab … [Read more...]

What Can I Do With All That Gift Wrap Paper?? {LivingGreen}

Christmas will soon be here ..4 more sleeps!!  Are you wondering what you will do with all that wrapping paper? … [Read more...]

10 Tips for a Greener Fall (and Winter) {Living Green}

Photo credit - Muffinman 71xx (CC) I've been searching the web for some green tips for the fall and have come up with 10 great tips to share: … [Read more...]

Our volunteer shoreline cleanup! {Living Green}

The last few weeks I have been blogging a lot about the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. This past Sunday "I put my money where my mouth is", so to speak.  Along with several awesome volunteers I took on the task of cleaning a local shoreline along the Gondola Point Beach. The funny thing is, at first glance the beach appeared quite pristine, however, once we started looking near the fringes of the sand we discovered quite a few unsavoury items. … [Read more...]

It’s time to grab your gloves and head to the beach! {Living Green}

Grab your workgloves and head to the beach to participate in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup!  The official clean up runs from September 15th -30th and you can still sign up by visiting this interactive map to find a clean up near you. … [Read more...]

Impacts of Shoreline Litter on People {LIVING GREEN]

Photo credit - SnemannBo Eide {Creative Commons - Flickr} " Marine litter. Littered shoreline." … [Read more...]

Mark your calendars – September 15 – 23 is the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup {LIVING GREEN}

  Help keep our waters healthy for everyone The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is about removing shoreline litter to help create healthy waters for everyone, including the wildlife and communities that depend on them. You can make a world of difference by joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast to clean up shoreline litter in your community. 2012 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Fact Sheet … [Read more...]

Join the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup {LIVING GREEN}

Help keep our waters healthy for everyone. September 15 – 23, 2012 The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is about removing shoreline litter to help create healthy waters for everyone, including the wildlife and communities that depend on them. You can make a world of difference by joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast to clean up shoreline litter in your community. … [Read more...]

Laptop vs Desktop: Who wins? {#LivingGreen}

Even though we are still in the first week of August, for many families, back to school shopping is already well under way and at the top of many lists is a new computer. When you purchase your next computer, consider buying a laptop -  … [Read more...]

Don’t throw it out, recycle your dehumidifier water! {#LivingGreen}

Tip # 55 Recycle collected dehumidifier water! … [Read more...]

LIVING GREEN – Save water by setting up a self-irrigation system in your container plants

Tip # 54 Make a simple self-irrigating water system Are you like me and keep forgetting to water your container vegetables, herbs and flowers?   I also hate when the water runs over the top and out the bottom...what a waste of water!  Well, I found this simple solution online at Earth911.com.  It's a simple to set up, self irrigation system that will save you time and water. … [Read more...]