The GreenStep team recently had the opportunity to tour Cascades Recovery, a Material Recovery Facility located in Kelowna, British Columbia. Cascades takes mixed recycling from all over the province and sorts it out into individual materials so they can be... 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 >
Spring is the perfect time to check in on those green business goals we keep waxing poetic about over here at Green Tourism Canada, and it’s also a great time to check in on your progress. Why? Well, it’s been... Read More >
The majority of people don’t really know what to picture when I say, “I do waste audits”. There are a lot of reasons and benefits to doing a waste audit, (which you can read about in this blog post), but basically a waste audit... Read More >
As more consumers become environmentally conscious, many businesses are discovering the benefits of going green. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is working hard to help businesses in the region improve their environmental impact to attract these consumers.
But long before this was... Read More >
Since the 1990s, the Ecological Footprint movement has gained momentum. This idea emerged to measure our human demand for the earth’s resources. The size of our ecological footprint depends on how fast we consume resources and generate waste in comparison... 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 >
Happy New Year! What will the future bring for you and your green business?
Typically, we reach midnight on New Year's Eve with lots of excitement, laughter and a sense of hope that this is the year to make all our dreams... Read More >
We all know how easy it is to go overboard this holiday season. Whether you're preparing for the holidays at home or at work, here are some eco friendly ideas to help you do everything you love during the holidays, while consciously... Read More >
Want to reduce your waste? Well there are a lot of benefits to diving into your trash. Don't worry, we have a step-by-step guide on how to do it without getting your work clothes dirty.
Digging through waste is not something the average... Read More >
Canadian travellers ARE making earth-friendly decisions when deciding where to travel.
The environment seems to be top of mind for Canadian travellers. A 2012 study from Expedia showed over 75% of respondents were not only aware that the hotel industry is making efforts to... Read More >
I was at a workshop in Vancouver in August hosted by Sysco Vancouver called the Organic Waste Workshop, held at the Best Western PLUS Chateau Granville Hotel. It was held to help the hospitality industry in the lower mainland understand... Read More >
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