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15 Indoor Plants to Improve Air Quality

While the first day of Spring is only 17 days away, we can all agree that this harsh and cold winter may not submit as easily to Spring as we would all like. This current winter has been quite a tumultuous season. As AccuWeather has highlighted, the average snowfall for the 2013-14 winter season has […]

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Utilizing Green Energy: The U.K. and Wind Energy

When one thinks of the United Kingdom, many images come to mind. Images of London’s tube, the country’s many villages with their quaint homes, and the recent London Olympics. But now, another image should come to mind when we talk about our neighbours across the pond. Meet the London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind […]

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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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In Halton, One’s Man’s Trash is a Region’s Energy

The coming couple of weeks are all about great municipalities in the Regional Municipality of Halton.  Stay tuned for Sustainable Day-Cation series on both Burlington (April 16-20) and Oakville (Dates TBA).  But to satiate your appetite for all things green in Halton, there’s the Halton Eco Festival coming up this Saturday, April 14.  I’ll certainly […]

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