I bought myself a yummy pumpkin tart from Terra Breads over Thanksgiving. But the liner left a bad taste in my mouth. They used to […]
This week City Council will be making a crucial decision on the future of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. After five years of study, consultation, […]
I was finally able to solve the mystery of this giant wooden box on the UBC Campus. It’s the Temporary Energy Centre, part of UBC’s […]
Saw this blurb on waste reduction in the Greenest City newsletter. Metro’s Zero Waste conference will focus on the circular economy – sometimes called cradle […]
Get away from it all. Island House Living, Finland. Thanks to Green Renaissance.
Saw this on Green Renaissance’s Facebook page. It’s on Kinbasket Lake in the Kootenays, British Columbia. Wonder if they have a compost toilet on board.
The city is expanding the neighbourhood energy utility (NEU) beyond Olympic Village to the Great Northern Way Campus. The NEU provides heat and hot water […]
A reminder about the current water restrictions in Vancouver. This is from the Greenest City newsletter. The record low snowpack on the mountains this spring […]
Derrick Jensen, an author, teacher activist and small farmer wrote a book called Endgame, The problem of civilization, Volume 1. It is 451 pages long […]
In the early 1990s, I read a little booklet on grey water systems by Robert Kourik. Kourik has gone on to become a widely published […]