Five Eco-Friendly Things to Do This Spring

Spring is finally coming! I can see my first bulbs springing up, the buds on the Magnolia’s are getting more robust and I have spotted several Robin Red Breasts flitting around my garden. On Friday the kids and I actually cleaned the patio furniture off and hung out in the garden blowing bubbles and dreaming…

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The Clean Bin Project – New Westminster

The Clean Bin Project has partnered with the Royal City Farmers Market for a screening in New West! February 5th at Holy Trinity Cathedral will be a great night in New Westminster for anyone interested in reducing their waste, contributing to their personal health, and networking with other like-minded folks. The Royal City Farmers Market…

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Forbidden Knowledge TV

Next World TV, created by Bibi Farber. This clip is an inspiring story about the past and the kind of future that is a viable, sustainable one for humanity. Bibi calls it “Paradise on Earth — a 300 year old food forest in Vietnam. 28 generations have shared in developing this spectacularly lush environment, that…

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Green New Years Resolutions

Save money without spending a dime It’s easier than it sounds to save money while being green: unplug electronic equipment you aren’t using; turn off the lights; lower your heat and wear an extra sweater. Switching from chemical cleaners to homemade baking soda/vinegar combos can save you $600 a year, and taking public transportation saves…

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Be Green this Christmas

For many, Christmas is a time to pull out all the stops when it comes to gift-giving. Malls and shopping centers fill to bursting with consumers looking to empty their wallets and carry home piles of gadgets, clothes and toys. With growing awareness of the problem of global warming and the risks involved with burning…

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Vancouver Strives for the Gold as World’s Greenest City

By Warren Karlenzig – president of Common Current Vancouver, Canada’s new mayor Gregor Robinson is making good on his campaign promise to make Vancouver “The Greenest City on the Planet.” Forget trying to be Canada’s greenest city as Toronto has aspired to be, or North America’s greenest city as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago have…

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