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Canada Greener Homes Grants

Guest article provided by: Canada Greener Homes grant is an incentive for you to make your home more energy-efficient. Buildings make up for 18% of Canada’s greenhouse emissions and the government is offering incentives to decrease this figure. The Canada Green Homes grants offer property owners the chance to reduce the harm that their […]

An Easy Guide to Start Composting At Home

Composting not only reduces trash in landfills, but also improves your backyard at home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow.” That means bigger produce, prettier flowers, and a healthier garden can come at no extra cost to you once you start saving your […]

10 ways to renovate sustainably

From sun tunnels to wood burners, here are a some small-scale, energy saving ideas for sustainable renovation, inspired by some of Britain’s superhomes Sustainable homeware – in pictures Hope Villa: from a leaky semi to a sustainable superhome 1. Flooring Reclaimed wooden boards have obvious eco-credentials and the added benefit of being pre-seasoned, so they […]