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Winter is well on its way. Snow was forecast for the first time last weekend—you may have watched some of the early flakes fall. Here are three ways to winterize your home and save energy.      
Actualité - 1 November 2018 - Tag : Engaged citizenry, Green Home Resources, Solution citoyenne, Winter
Every now and then I wonder—like all good mums wanting to instil their children with environmental and social values, I guess—whether I’m too much. Am I putting them off when I wax lyrical about the environment, say what I think about overconsumption and pollution, and enthuse about active and public transportation, healthy local organic food and fair trade?
According to Environment Canada, "road salts pose a risk to plants, animals and the aquatic environment." Are there environmentally friendly alternatives to salt when it comes to de-icing our front steps and driveways in the wintertime?  Here are some of the ideas we've come across, in the news and online. We haven't tried them all, so we can't vouch for them,...
Actualité - 15 January 2014 - Tag : Changing the world, One step at a time, Salt, Snow, Winter