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Take note with ecojot

Take note with ecojot

We’d love to see the world reduce their paper use – despite recycling initiatives, we’re still using up an awful lot of trees. According to Tappi, an association connecting paper making and forest practices, about 300 million metric tons of paper and paperboard are...

Montreal’s new public bike rentals; BIXI

  We already know that using a bike instead of an automobile is better for your health, the environment, and, often, more convenient. A new initiative in Montreal is set to launch to epitomize the means of urban transportation. It’s called BIXI, a new public bike...

CONTEST! Win an Endangered Couture tee!

CONTEST! Win an Endangered Couture tee!

  You could win an Endangered Couture tee-shirt! With a little wit and creativity, we are looking for the best slogan to put alongside their clever quotes that adorn their animal-loving collection. Endangered Couture is a Canadian environmentalist company...

Canada organic logo needs an upgrade

Canada organic logo needs an upgrade

  The new Canada Organic Products Regulations are coming soon. Beginning June 30th, the new regulations will ensure that anything using the word “organic” or displaying the logo are federally certified according to the Canadian Organic Standards. The logo is...

“Lessons from the Dinner Table”; recycled ecoart

“Lessons from the Dinner Table”; recycled ecoart

  One month ago you would not be reading these words. Maybe you would be reading an article, but certainly not one written by me.  Last month I started an experiment… As an Art Director, I have been designing and consulting for the past 27 years. Currently, I...

Creativity: the cornerstone to improving the environment

Creativity: the cornerstone to improving the environment

  Creating new ideas, stretching to think in different ways, and being brave enough to share our ideas will provide clues to solve many of our environmental issues. The question is, how do we generate the type of creative ideas needed to really make a difference?...

Greening the Gardiner Expressway

  Hearing this on the news yesterday intrigued me – a Toronto architect has proposed to the city that the Gardiner Expressway should have a green roof. This “green roof” is actually a seven kilometre tree-lined park for pedestrians and cyclists to use while...

DIY open-source hydrogen car

DIY open-source hydrogen car

Interested in ditching your gas guzzling vehicle? Eco-savvy individuals can harness the newest in urban technology, with the unveiling of a new hydrogen-powered car. The open-source design is posted for free on the internet, to allow entrepreneurs to download the...

First FSC-certified biomass pellet mill in the US

First FSC-certified biomass pellet mill in the US

Our friends at the Rainforest Alliance have filled us in on the first biomass pellet mill in the US to be FSC certified. This mill was granted certification by the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program, and we offer them our congrats! There is a growing demand for...