10 ways to be more mindful of the planet when you travel

  From the mountains of B.C. to the beaches of P.E.I. to the glaciers of Nunavut, Canada’s beautiful natural landscapes are a joy to explore. But as lovers of nature, we need to do our part to protect the environment. We’ve put together our top sustainable travel tips to help you plan your eco-friendly adventures:…

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Snapshot of Elemental Energy: how a virtual power purchase agreement made Alberta’s first utility-scale solar project possible

  You’ve likely heard that virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) are gaining traction in Canada as a reliable way for companies to source renewable energy. But what exactly does it take to get one off the ground? At Bullfrog’s Sustainability Snapshot event in Calgary, Jamie Houssian, Principal of Elemental Energy, spoke about his experience bringing…

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Snapshot of Benevity: how to weave sustainability into everything you do

  Sustainability means different things to different people. To April Vande Beek, Benevity’s Manager of Communications and Culture, sustainability goes far beyond protecting the environment—it’s about making sure that a company’s overall impact on the world is a good one. Benevity’s mission—or moonshot, as they call it—is to act as a catalyst to infuse a…

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10 simple tips for an eco-friendly start to the school year

sustainable back to school

Bullfrog Power is committed to helping Canadians live eco-friendly lifestyles. That’s why we created our green energy solutions – to help you reduce your environmental impact and fight climate change. With back-to-school just a couple weeks away, we’ve pulled together some simple tips to help you make this the greenest school year yet!

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Coffee and conversation with Ethical Bean

Ethical Bean

  Walking up to the Ethical Bean head office in Vancouver, you would never imagine that their roastery is in the same building. You’re greeted by their awesome cafe, and tucked away behind that is their bright office space. Emily, the Marketing Specialist at Ethical Bean, showed me around; the boardroom that displays pictures of…

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Staples expands their sustainability commitment with a new concept store

New Staples Solutionshop in Oakville

  As consumers become more environmentally conscious and more inclined to support companies that share their values, businesses must stay ahead of the sustainability curve to stay relevant. Staples Canada is doing just that with their new Working and Learning Stores, including the newly opened location in Oakville. These stores feature bold design, interactive product…

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PortsToronto tackles floating trash

PortsToronto Seabins at the Outer Harbour Marina

  How often has your visit to Lake Ontario been marred by the sight of a floating water bottle or a plastic bag? Not only does this garbage spoil the view, it can also harm aquatic life. But at the Outer Harbour Marina, PortsToronto is fighting back with an innovative underwater garbage can. The container…

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NRStor provides real-world solutions for our energy grid challenges

  Energy storage is one of the biggest challenges facing the renewable energy industry today—unlocking more advanced storage solutions would help open the doors to a fully renewable energy grid. NRStor Inc. develops, owns, and operates industry-leading energy storage projects that deliver increased energy savings and reduce environmental impact across the energy supply chain. Through…

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