Watch out Canada! 2017 marks the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and we are super excited to keep you inspired with what opportunities this presents for your business. Read on for some suggestions and stay tuned for more “International Year”... Read More >
Teaching your kids to respect the environment can be simple and fun, but it is also essential to their development. Our children have a key role to play in protecting the future of our planet. As we teach our children... Read More >
You may be gearing up for a new adventure and wondering about all of the things you can do and the places you can explore at your next travel destination. You may have looked up all the recommended restaurants, gardens,... Read More >
When thinking about sustainability, we often look for ways to improve our relationship with the earth and reduce our environmental impact. But… in our quest to find go green ideas we don’t always consider our relationship with local Aboriginal communities... Read More >
As humans, we continually shape our local environments. Buildings have become a prominent feature in our landscapes, and over the years their environmental and social impacts have been questioned. The first wave of green building was in response to energy... Read More >
Whether by bus, car, plane or train, people are always gearing up for their next travelling adventure. Where will they go? What will they see? What informs their travelling decisions? Reports and surveys show that people are taking the greener... Read More >
With go green ideas, businesses often switch from ‘non-green’ products to another. But the terms ‘organic’ or ‘Fairtrade’ can become vague when assessing the products you should switch to vs. the cost difference.
With so many certifications out there for all... Read More >
Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe on April 22, and about a fifth of Canadians participate in various events, pledges and activities each year.
Businesses across the country want to do their part to participate and bring sustainability in... Read More >
BC ecopreneurs have just returned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, again. Find out the main differences between hiking in the Canada vs. Tanzania, as well as what is being done about the one of the greatest environmental issue plaguing tourism: plastic... Read More >
With Valentine's Day just past and Easter around the corner, consumer holidays can create a lot of waste. But, with a little planning, you can have a ton of fun without breaking the bank or increasing your environmental impact.
There are... Read More >
Fair Trade... does everyone know what this term means? This might be the first question at the beginning of a social science class. The teacher, standing at the front of the room, is squinting impatiently, waiting for someone to answer, while... Read More >
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