Blog & News
Tips and tricks
Did you know that more than 550,000 tons of wrapping paper and gift bags are thrown out in Canada in a single year? So, where should you start if you want to celebrate in a less polluting way? Hopefully, my tricks and alternative wrapping methods will make you want to give a gift to the planet this year by celebrating the holidays in a greener way!
For several years now, the borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie has been taking numerous actions to green the neighbourhood, create cool areas, encourage active transportation, etc. Now, its 3-year ecological transition plan is aiming to shift into high gear and pave the way toward accelerating the resilience of our living environments. Inspiring—right?
Electric scooters, bikes, cars and buses are all increasingly present in our environment and the transition to electric is occurring for all means of transportation, from the smallest to the largest. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with more information on different types of electric vehicles with a focus on the various options that are available in Montreal.
So the winter wind hasn’t chilled you to the bone yet and you’re still determined to ride your bike for the rest of the season? Okay, let’s get started! Now that you know what you’re getting into, we’ll give you some concrete tips from winter biking pros.
Nope, we’re not referring to the Vivaldi album or four seasons pizza… we’re talking about biking in all four seasons! Although in Quebec, it’s more like two seasons—a long summer and an even longer winter. Of course, biking in good weather is fairly easy, so this article will focus on biking in cold weather.
Try Frida’s dip variations to help you get more vegetable protein in your diet: traditional hummus, baba ganoush and roasted bell pepper spread. These classics are prepared by collecting pieces of vegetables from the fridge. All served with homemade onion flatbread – tender, warm, and just right for a cozy day at home… Mmm!
I can’t speak for you, but since the pandemic started, I’ve come to master the art of filling carts on multiple low-cost clothing sites. Recently, I started questioning the impact that my consumption of clothing—which could be labelled fast fashion—has on the environment. What really happens when you buy cheap clothing from across the world?
Summer is always a great time to garden in outdoor spaces or turn your balcony into a green oasis. This year, I even took part in a few webinars on urban gardening and found out tons of useful information. Then when fall arrived, I wanted to keep experimenting with my garden and let’s face it—I just didn’t want to give up the pots of fresh herbs that I had appreciated so much over the summer!
A common source of food waste derives from lack of ideas about how to cook the ingredients we already have. We buy food and after a few days it starts to rot, or we simply don’t enjoy it as much as imagined before. This recipe is meant to enjoy that “don’t know what to do with” tofu, and that kale left in the fridge, before it looks like a yellow shrub.
Earth Day Canada
5818, boulevard Saint-Laurent
Montréal (Québec) H2T 1T3 Canada