5 Tips For Reducing Allergens In Your Home

Living with stuffiness, allergies or asthma?  If so, there are some things you can easily do help alleviate the suffering.  Here are a few simple tips to help reduce allergens in your home. REDUCING ALLERGENS IN YOUR HOME #1: Keep things cool and dry. Dust mites and mold love moisture and heat. To keep your […]

Gardening Season: Design a Water-Efficient Yard

Gardening season is here! You can create a beautiful garden, lower your water bill & relieve the burden on municipal water supplies by following a few tips.

Green Living: Water & energy saving tips for your condo

This is a list of energy saving tips for condo owners, to help you save money, add resale value and to make your living space more environmentally friendly.

Healthy, Energy Efficient Living: Tips for making your kitchen a healthier place for your family and the environment

Making your home a healthy energy-efficient place for you, your family and the environment can be easily achieved.  The kitchen is a great place to start if you are thinking about making some changes around the home.  Why is this?  It’s simple – the kitchen is the centre of activity in many Canadian homes therefore […]

Greening It Up: Tips for taking you and your household down a greener, environmentally-friendlier path!

Going green really isn’t that difficult, in fact there are many things that each of us can do every day in our homes that will help to play a part in reducing the waste in landfills, cleaning the air we breathe and helping to preserve the landscape around us.

Greening Up Toronto: Get A Live Green Toronto Membership Card & Support Local Environmentally Friendly Businesses

Living green can encompass a lot of things from eating organics, planting trees, using your recycling bins and reusing containers you would normally throw away. Where you spend your money and what your purchase with it are also a big part of ‘greening’ up your lifestyle.

Asbestos Poses Risk to Do-It-Yourselfers

With television shows and internet sites making renovations and household projects easier for the average homeowner to tackle, it becomes more important than ever for the general public to be aware of dangerous toxins like lead paint and mold. Another deadly threat, especially in older homes, comes from building materials that contain asbestos.

A Breath of Fresh Air: Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

Is the air in your home making you sick? It can be as innocuous as a persistent cough, rash or headache. But, for the very young, the elderly and those with respiratory disease, the effects of indoor air contamination can be far more serious.

Protecting Our Trees: The Emerald Ash Borer and what it means to you and our urban forest

Until recently I don’t think I could have identified an Ash tree to you, to me this species of tree was just one of the many that you see throughout Toronto. Then I came across some information about a certain little pest that is wreaking havoc on these poor, unfortunate trees. That pest is the Emerald Ash Borer.

Protecting Our Trees: Tips for selecting a qualified Tree Care company

A study done by the City of Toronto called “Every Tree Counts” estimated that the city has an estimated 20% tree canopy cover. Of this 20% coverage, 60% of the tree are on private property