Buying a Guilty Free Conscience (some call them carbon offsets) Part 1

Ahh guilt, such a horrible feeling, yet it seems to always make you do the right thing (at least most of the time).  How about that feeling when you see something that you have to buy, or see a special on a trip to the tropics that you cannot say no to, how about when […]

Water Bottle versus Tap Water

So I have had quite a few of you leave me some suggestions of what I can do to make this a better blog for everyone, and the most common feedback I am getting is, make it shorter! So I will do this, or try…I am sorry I just like to leave you a lot […]

Tips and Tools, and The Top Five

Well I hope you all enjoyed the Eating to Save the Environment posting series. I have had a few of you contact me through my email, so I thought I would share a few of their questions with everyone. a side note, I urge you to not be shy and comment on the actually posting […]

Scrap Your Car, and Earn Money!

What is it? Scrap-It is a program that began in Vancouver in 1996 as a pilot program to see if the government could give credits to Vancouverites for greener cars, transit passes, and bicycles, if they disposed their old car. You may wonder why you have not heard of this program before, and this is […]

Save Green While Driving

I was watching T.V. the other day and I saw this ad for an ICBC commercial that talked about learning to drive smart and safe green. Guess what I thought, “this is perfect for my blog”! My life seems to revolve around this blog now, everything I see I go “Oooo I wonder if people […]

The Home Renovation Tax Credit

The Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC) What is it? Effective January 31st 2009, the Conservative government will offer a tax relief for homeowners who claim a tax credit for 15 per cent of renovation expenses between $1,000 and $10,000. The maximum tax credit is worth $1,350. This tax credit is used “to stimulate the construction […]