Many of us are looking for ways to save money and the environment by incorporating "green" initiatives into our everyday lives.
It's true what they say: a single Habitat home touches the lives of thousands.
Make these changes around your home and improve the quality of life on Earth. Going green is a lot easier than you may have imagined!
Health professionals widely recognize how housing affects our health, and with very good reason. Bad housing conditions lead to health problems.
Living off the grid is becoming more and more popular, especially here in Ontario.
Turning off your lights is the number one thing you can do to conserve electricity
No electrical bills, no food bills, no water bills. They’re easy to build, so you can construct them yourself. Sounds like a utopia?
Eco friendly drive ways allow for absorption of runoff, recharging aquifers, and naturally filter the water.
City Seed Farms is a pedal-powered urban farming business in The Junction, Toronto, currently selling at two farmers markets in the west end.
While the Toronto's green roof bylaw can be circumvented, it is still the first such piece of legislation to be passed by a North American city.
Vertical gardens can improve air quality, purify polluted water, and reduce temperatures of a building during the day by absorbing sunlight.
Decreasing the exposure to environmental allergens at your place can lead to the significant improvement of your health.
One of the most effective ways to make your home more environmentally friendly is to use sustainable flooring
While for some people, the entire green movement is just a phrase, quite a few architects took the craving for sustainability seriously.
City of Toronto follows the national trend and offers its residents considerable aid with the processing of their bio waste.
Bored of ordinary petunias around your apartment? Why not try houseplants of a more peculiar nature that will astonish your guests?
Gerrard Street is one of the most diverse streets in Toronto, spanning several neighbourhoods and countless cultures.
If we actively contribute to the eco-friendliness of our homes’ exteriors, we can reap the benefits of milder weather.
When you're on a quest to erase your ecologic footprint, the installation of solar panels may be a great step towards living greener.
Whatever your motivation, there are several things that you can do to improve your home and lessen your ecological footprint at the same time.
The Our Power Project is one of the great projects of the Toronto Renewable Energy Co-operative
Fourth part of the Toronto Homeowner Tips serie will help you to clean your Kitchen Stove, Fridge or Microwave without toxic weapons.
Black mold: it is time to get rid of it!
Having trouble dealing with yard waste? Worry no more: out second issue of Toronto Homeowners Guide is on it's way to save you.
Today we'll have a look at what grants there are available should you choose to install a home solar power system.
Toronto home or condo dwellers are experiencing similar confusion about the new energy saving light bulbs. See our list of tips.
As we primarily work with clients in older homes, this is more important than ever to RRR. In this case reduce your eco-energy expenses.
Smart Meters are one of the latest tools to help you record how much energy you use, when you use it, and how much it's costing you.
Improve your home's energy efficiency & cut costs! Read Toronto realtor Julie Kinnear's four tips on how to winterize your home.
How to burn more efficient fires and to protect unused chimneys.
Imagine spending a whole summer with a perfectly manicured lawn that you never have to cut. No its not astroturf, Its No-Mow Grass!
Environmentally Friendly Appliances - Are they worth the money? Which save the most energy? How can you get the most out of them?
Toronto Hydro is offering a financial incentive to homeowners to save electricity! Here are some ways to achieve the 10% usage reduction.
When needing to replace her old toilet at home in Roncesvalles Village, Julie approached her local hardward store Pollock's for a recommendation.