School is starting again soon, and that means if you have school-aged children you probably need to do some back-to-school shopping. If you’ve been meaning to start taking action and introducing some new green and healthy practices to your family, this is the perfect opportunity. So before you head out, be sure you read this […]
Often the plastic toys that come from giant chain stores are not only less healthy for kids, but also have the most packaging. A lot of that packaging is difficult to reuse or recycle. So for our fourth post for our Guide to a Green Holiday in Metro Vancouver series, we have a variety of green kids gift ideas for you!
In this week’s feature from “Iona’s Guide to a Green Holiday in Metro Vancouver”, we will review tips on how to minimize waste, recycle and be as green as we can be when it comes to gift wrapping.
There are some studies that have shown that many holiday store-bought decorations contain at least one hazardous chemical at levels of concern. These include beaded garlands and string lights. While this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to ditch all of your holiday decorations, you may want to think about these 5 alternative green options.
What's the greener choice for Christmas trees - an artificial tree or a real one? Well break it down for you and help you make the right choice.