Green Initiatives

These articles showcase interesting green initiatives from environmentally conscious organizations, businesses, non-profits or individuals seeking to make a difference. Read on to learn about change makers and worthwhile ideas.

A Quick History Of Global Climate Treaties…and their failures

By now, it has been instilled in you that if humans allow the climate to exceed a 2C temperature increase, we sign our death sentence. We’ve heard politicians, grassroots activists, and children plead with everyone from lobbyists to a regular shmuck to reduce their carbon footprint. We’re pleading for our lives. But, to…

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Interview with Alexandra and Lindsay Lorusso, Founders of Nudnik

When noting that textile production contributes more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined the fashion choices we make for ourselves and our children matter. Lucky for us, green entrepreneurs like twin sisters Lindsay and Alex Lorusso have come up with ‘Future-Proof’ kidswear made from pre-consumer textile waste that would otherwise…

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Top 13 Green Apps

Do you want to be more respectful to the environment but don’t know how to start? Do you spend a lot of time on your smartphone? Do you want to save money? The following, a list of eco-friendly apps that will answer all those questions and more.  Sustainable action  Joulebug This award-winning application’s…

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We are always keen to partner with environmentally conscious organizations, businesses, non-profits or individuals seeking to make a difference. We are particularly interested in highlighting Canadian content as we are based in Toronto. Please reach out if you’d like to discuss partnership opportunities by email at theimportanceofbeinggreen(at)gmail.com. Let’s see what positive impact we can make together.

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