Americans Chose Leaders Who Will Confront Climate Change

  This election was a resounding victory for climate action. Americans were presented with the clearest choice yet on global warming, and they chose the presidential candidate who confronted the climate threat, not the one who turned it into a punch line. Voters made the same choice in Congressional races across the country. They overwhelmingly…

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The Plastic Free Pledge Everyone Can Take!

Americans alone use and throw out 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour or over sixty million every single day. Six to ten million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every year, choking the life out of sea creatures. Millions of seabirds are dying from ingesting this plastic. In the Pacific Ocean, the great…

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20 “Green” tips for Fall

Check the air pressure in your tires. Cooler temperatures lower tire pressure and that, in turn, lowers fuel efficiency. So check your tires and make sure that they are properly inflated. Clean and test the furnace. Did you know that your furnace needs cleaning? Yep … it collects all kinds of dust and debris which…

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Edible Garden Project (EGP)

  This rocks and every city should be offering a program like this! The EGP maintains food gardens on a variety of public and private spaces. As their programs grows, they will be looking for additional garden space. If you have garden space that you do not use, the EGP may want to come and…

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Royal City Farmer’s Market

New Westminster’s fabulous market is back at Tipperary Park at 4th and Royal. It runs every Thursday from 3-7pm. The Royal City Farmers Market Association is a non-profit association dedicated to making a Farmers Market in New Westminster a success. Their mission is to connect with our heritage of having a vibrant city market, the…

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Brace yourself for a bad spring allergy season

  It’s that time of year again when seasonal allergies take off. Sneezing, itchy watery eyes, runny nose, blocked-up sensation are just a few of the symptoms. Seasonal allergies are typically caused by pollen and mould spores in the air. If you have an allergy, your body sees the pollen as a foreign substance and…

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