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4 Buildings That Are Helping Our Planet

4 Buildings That Are Helping Our Planet

Buildings around the world are measured by their space, design and security, but their sustainability also plays an important role in their development. Today, more eco-friendly practices that reduce the building’s carbon footprint are being used in construction....

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7 Medicinal Plant Species to Grow at Home

7 Medicinal Plant Species to Grow at Home

Medicinal plants are not only useful to keep on hand for common ailments, but can also make beautiful and easy to care for houseplants. Some plants can be used to treat pains and irritations, while some can be used in teas and applied as garnishes. Here are 7 species...

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Vancouver Ranked #6 Most Livable City

Vancouver Ranked #6 Most Livable City

Vancouver has been ranked the sixth most livable city in the world by a recent report by the Economist Intelligence Unit in September 2019. The report evaluated the living conditions of different locations around the world, and gave 140 cities a score out of 100 on a...

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7 Interesting Facts About Renewable Energy

7 Interesting Facts About Renewable Energy

Green energy is becoming more widespread and feasible around the world. Although it may seem like the use of renewable energy is a new trend, it’s been around for some time! Here are 7 facts you may not know about the growth and efficiency of renewable energy. ...

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Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Dine Out Vancouver Festival is Canada's largest annual food and drink celebration, bringing in thousands of local residents and food enthusiasts to experience the city's extraordinary diverse culinary scene. This year, the festival will take place from January 17 -...

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How To Eat More Sustainably

How To Eat More Sustainably

Today, we all try our best to eat healthy on a regular basis, but eating nutritious food doesn’t necessarily mean we’re also eating sustainably. It’s just as important to ask about the sustainability of our eating habits as it is to wonder whether we’re maintaining a...

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DIY Upcycled Planters

DIY Upcycled Planters

Instead of buying new and expensive planters for your home, save a little cash and make your very own! Whether it’s for indoor gardening or a patio makeover, you’ll definitely want to create an awesome upcycled planter to add to your space. Here are some tips on how...

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How-To: Eco-Friendly Landscaping

How-To: Eco-Friendly Landscaping

Eco-friendly ideas for green living may begin with energy conservation and water conservation, but there are several ways to contribute beyond that. Like in other aspects of our lives, we can implement these ideas in our landscaping. Eco-landscaping saves energy, and...

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Interested in Volunteering?

If you’re interested in getting a little dirty, being outside, making an impact, and bonding with our communities, shoot us some info, and we’ll let you know when we have a project coming up.