When is something considered green material?

Until we know when something is considered green, we can not begin to reduce the use of materials.  Green material is something that does the most with the least, it fits in harmony within the ecosystem processes, it helps eliminate the use of other materials and energy, and contributes to the attainment of a service-based economy.   To be able to well understand … Continue reading

Harvesting Rain Water

Many of us are aware that running the tap while rinsing or washing dishes, brushing our teeth, or  over watering the lawn is wasteful.  Many Canadians already conserve water by being careful with over running the taps, but what are other ways for saving fresh water? Environment Canada reports that municipal water systems leak up … Continue reading