Feb 27 is International Polar Bear Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges Polar Bears face in the Arctic, and what citizens can do about it!
While polar bears may live far away, actions businesses take in our... Read More >
There are some big changes coming from GreenStep and Green Tourism Canada in 2019, and we're starting now!
For the past few years, we have adopted an endangered species on behalf of our members, partners and friends, but in 2019, as... Read More >
These Green Tourism Canada Gold accommodations are leading the way to help you enjoy a greener travel experience. Now is the perfect time to book your stay with an incredible, forward-thinking Canadian green hotel, inn, campground, B&B, lodge, resort, spa,... Read More >
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 >
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