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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Turning off your lights is the number one thing you can do to conserve electricity
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.
Eco friendly drive ways allow for absorption of runoff, recharging aquifers, and naturally filter the water.
There are thousands upon thousands of data centers from all the search engines and internet providers WASTING power and energy.
Transform your second-hand clothing into $ for your school! Clean out your closets and Bag2School will give you cash for your unwanted clothing!
The first organization of its kind in Canada, it acts as a watchdog on issues affecting parks and highlights the importance of good parks.
Conservative Prime Minister Harper has recently announced the government’s decision to build a huge transnational pipeline exporting raw bitumen.
Even though Canada boasts some of the strictest environmental protection laws in the world, it is not immune to the environmental threats.
Recently, news spread that a dairy farmer living just north of Toronto has been selling raw milk to his customers, earning him a criminal trial.
Cool - focussing on drafty old houses in these old areas, and measuring emissions and tracking their progress.
So, consider this idea: let's take all the plastic waste floating around in the Pacific Ocean and build a fully habitable, sustainable island from it!
Spring is a time for wet clothes and wet towels-which means your dryer definitely gets a workout!
Canada's largest green consumer show has announced its first names for participants in the Green Business Forum.
When you throw that soup can into recycling, does it just become another can? Yes, but it doesn't stop there!
Canada's largest green consumer show dedicated to educating the public about sustainable lifestyle is happening in less than a month (April 15-17).
Ethical Ocean is an online ethical marketplace aiming to increase the awareness and consumption of ethical products and services in North America
Bike sharing program gives you the opportunity to cruise your city on bike, less the maintenance, parking, theft-protection and other unpleasant issues.
One of the latest innovations on the field of green technologies - The Toronto Zoo installed first three units if Ice Bear power demand management units
Do your part in creating a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto. What better way to live green than to attend a Community Environment Day event.
While Toronto placed on solid 16th place in the world in terms of general quality of living, our position in the Eco-City chart is not so optimistic.
BP has been trying number of methods how to tackle the oil spill. The petroleum company received unexpected help few days ago.
When finished, the corridor could function as a bike commuters' superhighway.
Do your part to protect the environment. Recycle properly.
Green Innovation Awards competition knows its three winners. The top green innovators were announced on April 23 during the Green Living Show in Toronto.
As a part of the Green Living Show n Toronto, the top three green ideas, selected from ten finalists Green Innovation Awards will share $50,000.
Earth Hour is happening again on March 27! Starting at 8:30pm hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights
Environmental documentaries have been increasing in both quality and popularity. The following flicks made their 2009 top-ten list of environmental documentaries.
The main issue on the upcoming Denmark conference will be the reevaluation of CO2 emission limits and emission trade.
Why not learn about and take advantage of Enbridge's New Solar Water Heater Savings Program.
On September 30, 2009, The Second Cup wants to "Pay It Backward". It's a random act of kindness that will help alot of children!
Hannah chose not have her hair cut in 1 1/2 years, and will have 15" of her hair cut off to donate to kids with cancer at her Terry Fox Assembly.