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How Eco-Friendly Is Canada?

Have you ever wondered how Canadians are doing in the…

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Easy ways to green up your life — and save

Lloyd Alter and his wife, Kelly, live in a drafty,…

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Top 10 Summer Energy-Saving Tips

1. Set your air conditioner thermostat as high as comfortable…

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10 Easy Hacks to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Sometimes, small acts can help you save big — at…

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New Alternative Energy Sources

Faced with dwindling resources, a polluted environment and a changing…

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Saving Energy: 15 Ways To Reduce Your Utility Bills

With Earth Week wrapped up, April always serves as a…

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Samsung, Pattern Energy complete Canada’s largest wind project

The South Kent project is the first completed under Samsung…

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Canada, U.S., Mexico are now fierce energy rivals

The head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company envisions a NAFTA-style…

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Hiring Begins as K2 Wind Power Project Moves Forward, Creating Jobs and Investment in Ontario

1,000 Ontario jobs and over $5 million injected into local economy each year. The…

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A business case for reliable and clean energy

The CHP concept in decentralized systems is a valuable way…

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Canada posts record year

The Canadian wind energy industry posted strong growth in 2013,…

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What Kept The Holiday Lights Twinkling?

In December, Heenan Blaikie published “ Achieving Balance, Ontario’s New Long-Term…

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Canadian mining industry needs more women, aboriginals, immigrants, says Iron Ore exec

Zoë Yujnovich has a challenge for the Canadian mining industry:…

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Massive new solar farm puts Canada in elite club

Who doesn’t crave a little sunshine, especially this time of…

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Small Changes Around The House Could Save Ontarians At Least $770 On Energy Bills

Small changes really can make a big difference according to…

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The myth of green-job creation

The concept of green jobs and a green economy is…

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Oil Problems are Not Over!

A major piece of the world’s oil problem is high price….

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Canada can still meet its climate targets

Last week, 800 scientists from around the world told us…

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Coal has started long-term decline as fuel of choice

The future of coal is getting darker. Economic forces, pollution…

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Government of Canada Invests in Alternative Energy Research in Yukon

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Environment, Minister of the…

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Morgan Solar has a plan that will disrupt the solar PV industry

While working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for…

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The Top Ten Ways We Waste Energy And Water In Office Buildings

Here is my ‘top ten’ list of the simple ways…

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Renewable Energy

Canada supporting two clean water initiatives in India

The IC-IMPACTS Canada-India Research Centre of Excellence is supporting two…

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Canada stakes its claim in ‘cleantech’

Ontario has emerged as a global green energy cluster, thanks…

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Unintended Consequences of Renewable Energy?

The D.C. metro was plastered last month with ads by…

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Tim Hortons Launches New LED Lighting Program

As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability and promoting…

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Survey finds Canadians more concerned with saving green than being green

Canadians support renewable and alternative energy as much today (63…

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Climate change: 4 countries that are fighting the trend

The most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

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OpenHydro selected for Nova Scotia tidal energy project

The Nova Scotia Department of Energy in Canada selected OpenHyrdo…

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TripAdvisor Green Certification Expands to Europe, Canada

TripAdvisor is extending its GreenLeaders program, which highlights hotels and B&Bs…

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Transatlantic dialogue putting Guelph, Canada, on the solar map

Representatives from the Ontario city were in Berlin this week…

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Good riddance to incandescent light bulbs

On Jan. 1, Canada began phasing out inefficient incandescent light…

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University of Waterloo launches green energy diploma program

Applications are now being accepted for the University of Waterloo’s…

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Nova Scotia set to exceed renewable energy targets: minister

Nova Scotia’s Minister of Energy says the province is on…

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Wood pellets help the North break its diesel habit

Louie Azzolini’s boots crunch over the snow as he trudges…

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Renewable Energy Developers Share Their Views on the Ontario Market

Top renewable energy developers discuss the outlook for wind and…

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Wind Energy Contribution to Ontario Grid has Doubled since 2009

The amount of wind energy produced in Ontario has been…

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5 Things Canada Should Do To Become A Green Energy Superpower

By recent estimates, the world’s green economy is worth nearly $2.5…

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Canadian Coal Down but Not yet Completely Out

As domestic use declines, will Canadian coal find new Asian…

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Making the most of Wastewater

The warm water being flushed down Canada’s sewers could become…

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Renewable Energy Approval Granted to Bow Lake Wind Farm

Nodin Kitagan Limited Partnership and Nodin Kitagan 2 Limited Partnership…

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The fight over the future of renewable energy in Ontario

Rupp Carriveau spends his days trying to find ways to…

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Elecnor debuts in Canadian wind market with €260 million facility

The €260 million project is the company’s first in Canada….

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Group pushing for 100% renewable energy sources on P.E.I.

A community group is pushing for P.E.I. to produce 100…

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Electrical Product Recycling

Full steam ahead for Ajax project

The skyline of Ajax is undergoing a change as construction…

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Ontario and its end-of-life electronics

Ontarians have been talking recently about revised fees out of…

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Battery Recycling

Urban Impact can develop a battery collection program for your organization. (Please…

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Will Electric Vehicles Hurt the Auto Industry’s Recycling?

Which industry is among the best at recycling? You probably…

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Why a TV Recycling Fee?

Over the past few days, there has been some discussion…

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E-waste recycling slow to enter Canadian tech culture, poll says

One in three Canadian respondents say their old electronics are just gathering…

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B.C. recycling law may be decreasing jobsite thefts

B.C.’s almost six-month old Metal Dealers and Recyclers Act appears…

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Provincial electronics recycling program to be established

Those outdated electronics taking up space and collecting dust in…

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Cars don’t grow on trees you know – or do they?

Along with food, many farmers are growing car parts these…

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100,000 Tonnes Milestone Inspires Electronics Recycling Movement in Ontario

A milestone in electronics recycling was announced today in Ontario….

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Students strive to keep electronics out of landfill

Rivercrest Junior School students are participating in an e-waste collection…

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Important Notice for all Quebec Members – Lighting

By July 14th 2012, Quebec regulations will now require lamp…

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Are solar panels recycled?

Solar power modules, much like electronics, contain a variety of…

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Le recyclage de produits électroniques: un créneau en pleine effervescence

En Montérégie, l’industrie du recyclage est un des fleurons économiques….

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Mercury Lamp Recycling Information for Canadians

The adoption and proper life-cycle management of energy-efficient lighting is…

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Earth Day Canada’s Upcycling Challenge Contest!

Wondering what to do with that old lamp you have…

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BC Small Appliance Recycling Program- 1st of its kind in Canada

Did you know more than 2,000,000 small appliances end up…

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Lamp Recyclers in Canada

Within Canada, there are a number of option for businesses…

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Out with the Old Cell Phone and in With the New

Most of us are guilty of trading up for newer,…

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The Dangers of Mercury

As the dangers of mercury and its compounds are becoming…

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BC Fluorescent Light Recycling Program

BC residents can take their burnt out compact fluorescent lights (CFLs)…

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Take Back the Light

Take Back the Light is the first industrial, commercial amd…

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Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Program Surpasses Two Million

Take back the Light (TBTL), the first mercury containing lamp…

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Lost Your Cell Phone Charger? Don’t Buy a New One!

This travel tip is from Lifehacker – did you know…

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World’s Most Technological Advanced E-Waste Facility Opens in Mississauga

Ontario Environment Minister John Wilkinson helped Sims Recycling Solutions officially…

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EcoTrue Methods

Solar Powered Robot To Hitchhike Across Canada

Drivers on Canada’s highways may happen upon a chatty robot…

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June is Recreation and Parks Month!

Recreation and Parks Month is a national movement to increase…

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U.S. green group targets Canadian fisheries

A prominent U.S. environmental group is targeting seafood imports from…

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8 Green New Year Resolutions

Promises are made to be broken, and we all know…

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Harper government gave oil and pipeline companies $400M to go green

Canadian taxpayers have given more than $400 million to some…

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See The Wheel That Will Change Bikes Forever

Biking is a technology older than cars, but it’s increasingly…

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Top 10 ways to save energy this Christmas

We may have enjoyed an unseasonably mild start to winter,…

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19 eco-friendly gift ideas

When it comes to buying presents, we may not always…

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10 Ways to Save on Energy Costs This Winter

Whether you’re hoping to ease your impact on the planet…

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Grand Renewable Wind construction begins, creating more jobs and investment in Ontario

Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP…

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How to stay alive while riding a bike

Let’s not get emotional now. Cyclists and cycling, cars and…

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The Long Road to Waste Reduction Week

  Each year, we recognize waste reduction for one week…

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32 Toronto school rooftops to get repairs as part of solar project

Much needed repairs to rooftops of 32 public schools will…

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E-bikes: Affordable, energy efficient transportation

Making your contribution to the environment can come in many…

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Sun may soon shine on town buildings with solar projects

 The Town of Huntsville has a stamp of approval for…

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Entrepreneur leaves mining to start renewable energy business

When Lance Johnson entered the renewable energy industry, he didn’t…

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Swapsity Spreads the Benefits of Swapping

It’s not easy to be a green consumer. Even though…

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7 Ways to Save Energy & Save Money Using The Sun Intelligently

1. Use Solar Light Tubes For Daylighting: Solar light tubes…

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Energy storage is the holy grail of clean energy

People all over the world are beavering away, trying to…

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A green makeover for Canada’s colleges

Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain,…

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10 Apps to Help You Live Green and Healthy

Thanks to the abundance of green living mobile apps, keeping…

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Landmark Environmental Study Shows Canada Fails to Protect Land

A landmark study of Canadian environmental charities released today by Charity…

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What it means to be a Community Service Cooperative

As a cooperative, we adhere to all the rules as…

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Ontario Communities Collect More Than 58,000 Tires and Raise $175,000+ During Six-Day Tire Recycling Blitz

Scrap tires are transforming communities across the province and fulfilling…

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Give Green a Chance: 8 Back to School Green Tips

We have to disagree with Kermit the Frog when he…

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Little Warriors Wasting No Time In Making its Dream Come True

Albertans show their love for Little Warriors as Be Brave Ranch cleanup begins. Little Warriors is wasting no time in getting the 60,000 sq. ft. facility that will become the Be Brave Ranch by Ray LaBonte and Family ready to open. On Saturday, December 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 75 Albertans will descend Read more ›

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Carbon capture investment is critical to Alberta’s export relationships

In May, Alberta Premier Alison Redford unveiled her government’s grand plan to find new markets for the province’s resources – including its oil. “Alberta is an export economy,” she said as she launched Alberta’s new International Strategy at the University of Calgary. “We have plentiful natural resources. But the truth is we have to be bold Read more ›

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Southbrook Organic Winery At Forefront Of Eco-Friendly Deliciousness

Winemaker Bill Redelmeier is the kind of guy who makes environmental sustainability seem really cool. And he will happily blab your ears purple about the critical importance of local and seasonal agricultural practices while telling you straight up that spreading a green message is his life’s mission. Along with wife Marilyn, Redelmeier is the owner/operator Read more ›

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Sesco Celebrates Energy Saving Week

On Wednesday May 22, Sesco hosted a vendor trade show for Energy Savings Week. We had over 20 different vendors present; all who showcased the latest and greatest in energy efficient products and energy saving solutions.  Also present were representatives from HydroOne who spoke about available government rebates.  And of course we had plenty of Read more ›

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Energy Saving Week 2013!

This year marks Sonepar’s third edition of Energy Saving Week (ESW)! A global movement with local applications – from May 13th to May 17th – Energy Saving & Environmental Week is happening worldwide as a Sonepar Group initiative. The world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor is setting the stage in promoting the benefits tied to energy Read more ›

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