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One of my all-time favourite pull-it-out-of-the-freezer meals is perogies. That said, there’s something about a fresh homemade perogy that is extra delicious. It may be more work, but good vegan perogies are hard to find, so if you make them...
No discussion of eco-friendly spaces would be complete without mentioning the magnificent West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC). Nestled right on the water in downtown Vancouver, the VCC’s latest expansion has been around for about a decade, and...
Even though North Vancouver, B.C. is only a short drive from downtown Vancouver, the pace immediately becomes more relaxed with many locals favouring an active, outdoorsy way of life. The North Vancouver lifestyle embraces a love of nature, wildlife and...
aN-hydra is an exceptionally sustainable, high-performance skincare line whose name refers to the chemical state of "anhydrous", without water. There are currently three products in this system (a cleanser and two serums), none of which contain water. This means that...
With so many forests on fire, natural disasters occurring at higher rates than ever, and the feeling that our small acts of eco-friendliness don’t matter, we can easily get discouraged into inaction. So let’s celebrate these huge environmental wins that...
This dish is basically a salad, and thus any fresh vegetables will act as great accompaniments to the soft richness of the tuna. Try blanched asparagus, green beans, or even crispy, fresh, sautéed corn kernels when in season. When choosing...
Getting your dog back from the groomer looking and smelling fresh is a fantastic feeling, but many common grooming products contain harsh chemicals and synthetic colours, smells, and ingredients that are suspected carcinogens, irritants, and hormone disruptors. These can have...
When a company experiences growth of 269 percent in three years, it’s going to get noticed—and today zero-waste laundry brand Tru Earth received that recognition by ranking 167th on The Globe and Mail’s second annual list of Canada’s Top Growing...
The future of travel is—without a doubt—sustainable travel. It’s hard to imagine a future where people are hanging out in crowded cities, piling into bars and flocking to places overrun with tourists. In reality, that might not be the worst...
A welcoming workspace is essential for productivity, especially with most of us working remotely these days. But don't worry, transforming your home office into an eco-friendly oasis is easier than you think. We've got five simple ways to create a...
This recipe is vegan-friendly as we have omitted the dairy and other animal ingredients so that everyone can enjoy a taste of the garden. During the warmer months, chives and mint are a great addition to the heartier herbs that...
We’re all familiar with materials like cotton, silk and linen on our fabric labels, but have you ever worn anything made from fishing nets, water bottles and coffee grinds? Vancouver-based Lezé the Label incorporates up to 100 percent recycled materials...
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