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Bjarke Ingels: Creating a New Definition of Sustainable Architecture
Bjarke Ingels and his Copenhagen-based firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) are redefining sustainable architecture by removing the sense of fear and obligation that comes with the term sustainability. When you...
Google Building Smart City in Toronto
Sidewalk Labs, a unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. has just signed a deal with Waterfront Toronto to create a new kind of neighborhood demonstrating how data-driven technology...
#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,...
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...
Brilliant Anti-Littering Ad Campaign Launches in Toronto
Anyone who lives in Toronto has seen their fair share of litter. Although it's never as bad as it was during the summer of the garbage strike, it's just...
Our Love Affair with the Car is Killing Our Cities
This week, WalkScore released their results for the most pedestrian-friendly cities. The Seattle-based technology company says Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal are the top three most “walkable” cities in Canada, while...
Although North America’s Deep Freeze Looks Cute From Space, It’s a Bad, Bad Sign
What a rough winter the northern hemisphere is going through this season. Many are still removing debris left from the biggest ice storm to sweep across some areas in...
Ikea monkey owner in court to have Darwin returned
An Ontario judge will hear a motion today on whether “Darwin” the monkey found in an Ikea parking lot should be returned to a Toronto woman. Darwin’s owner, Yasmin Nakhuda,...
8,800 new solar panels coming to Toronto
The forecast for Toronto is hopefully calling for sunny skies. The city will certainly need it following an announcement that 8,800 solar panels installed atop 10 city-owned arenas and community...
Oxford Properties installs real-time energy dashboard at Toronto’s Royal Bank Plaza
We all know that turning off the lights and appliances in your home/office before heading out is a good thing. As intelligent beings, we can all understand the good...
Harmful Things You Do to Your Dog Without Realizing
Discover the surprising ways you might unknowingly harm your beloved dog. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and ensure the well-being of your furry friend.
From Paper to Digital: A Guide to Green Invoicing for Businesses
Discover the power of going digital with our comprehensive guide to green invoicing. Say goodbye to paper clutter and embrace the eco-friendly solution that streamlines your business operations and saves the environment, one invoice at a time.
Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
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.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
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.