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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...

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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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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
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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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