Environment


9 Ways to Live a Greener Life in Calgary in 2015

9 Ways to Live a Greener Life in Calgary in 2015

In 2015, words like ‘organic’ and ‘eco-friendly’ are just part of everyday conversation. But just because you know better than to throw your plastic bottles in the trash it doesn’t mean you should be lecturing like David Suzuki. So let’s...
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Al Gore and Pharrell Are Throwing the World’s Biggest Party for the Environment

The world's biggest party on earth for the earth is happening this summer. Al Gore and Pharrell announced that the second Live Earth concert series will kick off globally on June 18th today at the World Economic Forum in Davos
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Thinking Outside the Box With Water

Maybe it's one of those things that will date our generation, but the concept of buying water has seemed like a normal thing to do for a while. Which means too many of us are guilty of going for Evian over tap water. But now we have another option that might make everyone feel a little greener: it’s called boxed water
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Five Things You Can Do to Contribute to Earth Day

In case you haven't heard, today is Earth Day. Every 22nd of April since 1970 has been dedicated to showing our planet some love, something that should probably be done a lot more often than just once annually. With a global population set to reach 10.5 billion by 2050, ensuring future generations actually do have a future on this planet should be one of our highest priorities
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Aveda Saves Water in Style. And You Can Too!

Aveda saves water in their signature earth-loving style as part of their worldwide initiative Aveda’s Global Earth Month Campaign to raise funds and awareness for environmental projects around the world. This means fundraising initiatives like a 24-hour hair cut-a-thon, Aveda's Walk for Water and a special candle sold exclusively for Earth Month. We stopped by Civello Queen St. for a waterless hair styling session, where we learned secrets to take day two or day three hair from flat to fabulous- all without water.
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A Notable Must See: Revolution

How will we survive extinction? This is the question asked in the very beginning of award-winning 33-year-old filmmaker Rob Stewart’s second documentary Revolution, which opened in theatres nationwide on Friday. As its name suggests, the film marks the need for and beginning of a global movement – and the first step is to get to the theatre to see it
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Q water: The Latest Restaurant Eco Trend

In many restaurants, bottled water is becoming less available. Instead, many restaurateurs have opted to integrate in-house filtration systems, providing guests with refreshing water of the still or sparkling variety. Here's why Q water is catching on
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Building Within 100 Miles

You've heard about the 100 Mile Diet, but what about the 100 Mile House? A new competition in Vancouver is looking to see how we can build our homes sustainably from materials within 100 miles of the building site
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