Environmental Impact of Parking Your Car

Environmental Impact of Parking your car
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Whenever I head to the downtown core of Montreal, all I can see for miles are cars. Mostly parked cars. They really are everywhere. On the streets. In parking lots. And hiding in parking garages. Do we really need all this parking space? It seems like a waste of space…

Plastic pollution. An interactive plastic bag ban map

Plastic Bag Pollution
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Plastic bags are such a menace to our ecosystem, and cause more harm than good. They don’t actually biodegrade. Instead, they photo-degrade, they simply break down into smaller and smaller toxic pieces that contaminate our soil, waterways, and inadvertently enter our food supply when animals accidentally ingest them. They are…

Join us. Tell Tide to take the cancer out.

Tide Cancer causing product
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It is the month of October, and you will see pink everywhere and on everything. From t-shirts to NFL cleats, and cosmetics to cleaning products. There are certainly lots of companies and organization working together to fight breast cancer and make a difference, but there are many companies simply making their products…

Six Outdoor Autumn Activities

Apple Orchard Fall
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Autumn is my favorite time of the year.  It is such a vibrant season full of rich colours, crisp weather, and a great time to get outside as a family – it is not too cold, not too hot, and nature puts on a colorful show for everyone of all…

Victoriax- I Speak for the Trees

6 ways to conserve energy in the summer
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Most kids don’t think twice about their environmental impact, not because they don’t care, but perhaps they have never been taught that the little things they do, can make a difference. However, there are many children, that go that extra mile, and turn their lights off when not using them,…

The Green Natural Valentine

Feb3-VDay
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Simple – that is really how I try to live, especially when it comes to different holidays. I don’t like to give into the mainstream celebrating and commercialism that surrounds them. Valentine’s day is really no different. All I have seen lately are red and pink colored chocolate boxes and…

The Paper Trail: Reducing our Paper Consumption

Good Girl Gone Green Reducing Reusing Paper
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Reducing the amount of paper you use daily is easier than you think. It just might take some extra effort on your part at he beginning to start out, but once it is all on in place, it should be second nature to go paperless! Just think of the impact…

Our planet is in need you see

Jan12-Planet
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My sweet niece, who I call the Good Kid Gone Green made her first appearance on my site in August with her newsletter titled “How much do you really know about global warming?” She is such a great kid and truely cares about the environment. She joined the green team…

6 Fun Ideas for Unwanted Gifts

6 Green Ideas for Unwanted Gifts
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We have all been there before: horrible gifts. Perhaps, it is a sweater that we would never wear in our wildest dreams, or maybe a pair of slacks that Granny thinks you will look sharp in, or even a Chia pet! We politely say thank you and hope that there…

A green new year

7 ways to go greent his new year
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Have you made your new years resolution(s) yet? Have you thought to add some green goals to your list? You can do your part for the environment by using and wasting less and setting an example to others around you. Simply recycling more, using less plastic and driving less are…