Wrapping up our world in plastic

Don Ross

Don Ross is one of Bullfrog’s longest standing customers and has been an environmental organizer for the past 10 years. He is a founding member of the County Sustainability Group.  Here, Don writes about the prevalence of plastic products in our society—and how we can all do our part to mitigate plastic waste. The original piece…

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How one Alberta company refuses to sweep climate change under the mat

Executive Mat Services

In Calgary, Alberta, there’s an innovator setting a new standard for operations in an unlikely industry—textile and janitorial supply. Kim Caron, president of Executive Mat Service, spearheads his company’s sustainability program, one that converts everyday waste into clean energy (think paper towels turned biofuel briquettes). We sat down with Kim to chat about how his…

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2017 Highlight: Sharing sustainability successes with GIB and Arc’Teryx

Christine Carter, Bullfrog Power

A great moment for the Bullfrog team this year was participating in the Arc’Teryx Laundry Valet, an event which brought together the Vancouver sustainability community and gave us a chance to share stories alongside one of our favourite bullfrogpowered partners: Granville Island Brewing.

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Brain Power, an innovative after-school program in Vaughan, becomes bullfrogpowered

Brain Power is an innovative leader in after-school enrichment education for bright and gifted students in Vaughan, Ontario. Their core programming offers everything from robotics and public speaking to academic field trips and experiential learning. Brain Power prides itself on providing learning opportunities that incorporate themes of social justice and environmental education.

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Just Us!: supporting farms in good times and bad

Coffee cherries

Just Us! Coffee Roasters is a certified fair trade and organic coffee roaster in Nova Scotia that began with social and environmental justice, not coffee, as its focus. The company imports green coffee beans, tea, sugar and chocolate into Canada and promotes an alternative to exploitative global trade practices. In fact, that mission inspired the company name: “Just Us!” is a play on “Justice.”

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