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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Mississauga Day 3: Fire Fighting Goes green

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I have written about Fire Stations before, and with good reason. They’re in every single municipality, they’re occupied more than normal municipal buildings, and they have the potential to incorporate significant water, energy and money saving design features. In Mississauga, the City has taken the idea […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Burlington Day 2: Green Buildings

After my ride in, it was time to park my two-wheeled companion at one of City Hall’s secure bike lockers and get out to take a look at some of the Green Buildings in the community.  It seems like Green Building features are really starting to gain traction all over the GTHA, and with good […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Pickering: Day 5 of 5

One of the most inspiring things for me to see as I travel around and learn about all the great innovations and sustainable actions taking place in the GTHA is the role that can be played by businesses.  There is a growing case to be made that sustainability and reducing one’s impact on the natural […]

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