In honour of Earth Day 2022 our fave is: reduce - reuse - recycle… by using CONSIGNMENT SHOPS!
Do not throw out your device to end in a landfill. Give it second chance using Apple Trade-In Program to be reused or properly recycled
Jen Palacios shares a couple of tips on how to get rid of a Christmas Tree and stay a good condo neighbour!
Annette Village FM offers a place for the community to build direct connections & relationships with the people who grow and prepare their food.
Reuse, Recycle and Safely Dispose of unwanted items at a Community Environment Day!
Make environmentally conscious decisions for your home and business - the benefits far outweigh the cost!
Here are a couple of very handy, season-specific tips on how to help the environment, provide sustainable & better living and save money as well!
Being a Homeowner in Toronto is not easy so here are the key tips for you, whether you need to take care of ants, fallen leaves or spreading mold
Sarah Nixon, a garden sharing professional, has some tips on how to build a sense of community in Toronto’s urban areas.
Whether they have clothes that don’t fit, old furniture or organic waste, citizens of Toronto are lucky to have many options for safe recycling.
Many of us are looking for ways to save money and the environment by incorporating "green" initiatives into our everyday lives.
Type "Toronto garden maintenance" into Google and you could spend a day just trying to figure out which of the listed companies best suits your needs. It seems the GTA has an abundance of people eager to mow your lawn, build you a patio, prune your plants, weed your garden, and make the snow go away.
Although there are many great reasons to move to Toronto, its climate for plants isn't high on that list. Curtis Evoy, who runs the conservatory at Allan Gardens, helped shed some light on the plants best suited to Toronto.
It's true what they say: a single Habitat home touches the lives of thousands. The safe and affordable housing that the organization provides for needy families the world over lends communities a sense of strength and camaraderie.
For 30 years, the Daily Bread Food Bank (DBFB) has committed itself to fighting hunger and raising awareness not only within its home base of the City of Toronto, but worldwide as well. Its mission has remained the same since day one: to provide food and resources for hungry people. It's as simple as that, really.
Old furniture is great. You have endless opportunities to redo it the way you desire and need. Often, those dated pieces of furniture were made with good craftsmanship, using quality materials, and it would be a shame to toss them away just because the knobs and varnish are out of fashion.
Residents who have on-street parking permits are being asked to delay moving their vehicles to the other side of the street for parking until Tuesday, April 15.
Generally, public transit in downtown Toronto is fantastically convenient. One of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in Canada, Toronto encourages many people to stay active with its welcoming vivacity. Still, many folks choose to drive their own cars.
Shipping containers started to travel around the globe in the 1960s, and they haven’t been replaced since then.
Humber Bay Park consists of over 300 acres of human-made peninsulas, ponds, and islands along the mouth of Etobicoke’s Mimico Creek (despite the park’s name, the mouth of the Humber River is a little to the east).
In today's post, we take a look at some of the most common myths about solar power and how they weigh against the facts.
This family business has operated the farm since 1980. Andrew Scenic Acres now proudly grows 165 acres of luscious fruits and vegetables. Their slogan was "Growing Berries is our Business" when Lauraine and Bert Andrews purchased the land with the intention of creating a berry farm.
Placed precariously on the very edge of the Scarborough Bluffs, the Rosetta McClain garden is fairly small by Toronto garden park standards, with only 23 acres.
There are many farms around Ontario that offer this kind of experience, and we visited some of them and tasted their fruit.
The decision to “go green” is growing in popularity as we progress further into the 21st century. More and more of us want to reduce our individual and collective carbon footprints. Luckily, there are now many green innovations that any homeowner can undertake at little cost and with great ease.
Have you ever wondered where the water you drink, cook with, or shower in comes from? Well, if you're living in Toronto, you should know that you're drinking from Lake Ontario.
As a slightly belated celebration of summer, I’m going out to explore some of Toronto’s larger, odder, and more spectacular parks, starting with one of the newest additions to their ranks — a park that has the distinction of being mostly paved. It also has a roof. With cars on it.
The average Canadian produces 777 kilograms of garbage every year according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada.
Solar energy is becoming more accessible, and solar panels are being integrated into much more sophisticated gadgets than calculators. The use of this non-polluting and renewable energy is growing at a rate of 35 per cent a year internationally, according to the Canadian Solar Industry Association.
Did you know that people who commute by bicycle are so healthy that they are 39 per cent less likely to die (of any cause) than those who don’t ride bicycles? And that if you cycle on a daily basis, you will look ten years younger?
Health professionals widely recognize how housing can affect our health. Poor housing conditions lead to a variety of health problems.
City of Toronto staff and more than 1,000 volunteers have planted trees in Milliken Park for the annual planting event, Trees Across Toronto.
This article aims to present a fascinating gardening idea – one that is very much a part of our past, present, and future: the ever-trendy forest gardening.
Park-and-ride schemes are a great way to solve the alarming traffic problems in big cities like Toronto.
TerraCycle is on a mission to eliminate the idea of waste. We do this by creating waste collection programs for previously non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle, waste. The collected waste is then converted into new products, ranging from recycled park benches to upcycled backpacks.
The two hardworking entrepreneurs are firmly dedicated to serving their guests only what can truly be called “real food.” You won’t find any additives or preservatives here. There’s also no meat, gluten, dairy or refined sugar allowed. But what there is, is an abundance of healthy, creative and vibrant dishes.
This is a great community activity and we have a great deal of fun. Since February 2012 we have collected over $140,000.00 through our activities to operate the High park Zoo, please join us.
There are a few businesses that either go out of their way to adhere to moral principles, or who actually have them built in.
Living off the grid is becoming more and more popular, especially here in Ontario. We’ve become an unofficial Mecca of off-the-grid living. More and more people come here to purchase a piece of land and start a new life.
Turning off your lights is the number one thing you can do to conserve electricity
No electrical bills, no food bills, no water bills. What’s even better, they’re easy to build, so you can construct them yourself or have someone build them for you. Sounds like a utopia?
In this article, I don't want to convince anyone to go vegan. But there are plenty of food choices for vegans too, so why not try some?
Maurice J. Hladik decided to write a book to show the world that there is a lot to feel good about in the way modern agriculture is shaping up and that much of the criticism lacks any factual basis.
Phones for Food - the Phones for Food program generates money for the food bank community across Canada and diverts wireless devices from landfills.
The City of Toronto is working hard to recycle as many materials as possible. There are some items, however, that can not go into recycling.