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Ontario Launches New Cleantech Strategy to Combat Climate Change

Today, the Ontario Government announced a new Cleantech Strategy that will help business in the cleantech sector bring their products and services to market, while also helping the province achieve its greenhouse gas pollution targets.
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#SayNoToBottledWater for Ontario’s Wellington County with a blue ribbon

Now, there’s one more reason to #SayNoToBottledWater. If you’re in downtown Toronto today, you’re likely to see blue ribbons on trees around Queen’s Park as a sign of solidarity with Wellington County,...
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Wind Energy: Not as Green as You Might Think

Like kids fighting over candy, environmentalist, business people and consumers fight over whose “greener” than another. It’s almost as if you start that little taunt that kids use. I’m green...

Always Wanted To Live Off the Grid? These Houses Will Make You Want to...

Going off the grid is something that a lot of us have been tempted to do more than once in our lives. When the world gets too busy, when your...
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An Eco Adventure in Ontario’s Long Point

The popularity of eco tourism has taken off in recent years as people become more conscious of the impact of their travels. Many want to find a destination that...
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What’s With Anti Wind Farmers?

Long before we even knew we could capture the Sun’s rays to power our gadgets, someone clever discovered the power of the wind. Windmills were used as early as 200...
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All is quiet… but is that a good thing?

Years ago, long before oxygen and carbon monoxide sensors were invented, coal miners took canaries down the mine shafts with them to provide some basic safety. As long as...
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Ontario to Phase Out Remaining Coal Plants

Ontario is that much closer to completely phasing out coal from its energy mix. Recently, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced that the Lambton Generating Station and the Nanticoke Generating Station...
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Ontario’s “Mega Quarry” plans dropped

Wednesday marked a great day for local farmers in Ontario, as the plan to built a "mega quarry" in Melancthon Township was dropped. The company behind this controversial project,...
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Ontario receives a C+ grade in responsible consumption

It’s not the greatest mark out there by any means. But Ontarians have earned a C+ when it comes to responsible consumption, according to a new index of consumption...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
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20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.

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