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Eco Friendly Father’s Day Ideas

From their sage advice and caring hugs to their ability to fix just about anything (broken windows and broken hearts, equally), we’re supremely grateful to our fathers, grandfathers, uncles and the other special men in our lives. This Father’s Day, show your appreciation, while also keeping Mother Nature in mind. …

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6 Tips for Biking to Work

Although the number of bicycle commuters in the United States has more than doubled since 2000, the group still accounts for less than 1 percent of all commuters – with bike commuters in Canada accounting for 1.3 percent of all commuters. In British Columbia, this could be thanks to the …

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Sustainable Spring Gardening Tips

She’s pretty much a show off.  That’s Mother Nature in spring we’re talking about. Just walk around town this time of year to get a real-life reminder that Mother Nature is out in all her glory, with an abundance of greenery and entire landscapes covered in breathtaking flowers. Bring some …

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Fresh Spring Trends To Brighten Your Beauty Routine

You’ve put away those winter clothes and boots and pulled out of hiding the sandals and beach cover-ups. Finally, it’s spring! Now it’s time to find a beauty routine to match your easy breezy wardrobe, and one that’s also kind to the environment. Here are our favorite, eco-friendly ways to …

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Sustainable Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day

Mama, pleeeeeease…push me on the swing. I need a new dress for the party. Can you help with my college applications? Will you co-sign for my car loan?  We’ve all asked the same favors of her and relied on her unconditional support and love. So when Mother’s Day comes around, …

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Spring Planting Plan

The snow has melted, the sun is strong and the buds are blooming…Spring has sprung! With a few good tools, a little elbow ‘dirt’, and some helpful tips below, you’ll be set to spring into your planting action plan! Remove dead plants Before planting those flowers or bushes, first remove …

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Your Eco-Friendly Spring Soiree

We’ve been cooped up indoors all winter long!  And now, springtime practically begs us to throw a party in its honor. Celebrate the warmer weather and outdoor season with a spring soiree that’s eco-inspired! All fabulous events have four main elements: 1) invitations, 2) a sweet table setting, 3) decorations, …

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Green Energy Opportunities for Graduates

In a few short weeks, a new class of graduates will be turning their tassels, receiving their diplomas, and entering the workforce. Many will be seeking employment in the green energy space, hoping to improve the planet, while building their resumes. If you see yourself moving along an eco-friendly career …

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Environmental Community Service Ideas for Kids

Last week on the Just Energy blog, we shared our favorite ideas for teaching your children how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle at home. Now it’s time to take those lessons into the community with environmental – related volunteer opportunities created especially for kids. Here are four great community …

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