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Green Living Tag

[embed]https://youtu.be/3QgIQzDqXmo[/embed] Who Speaks for the Earth Who Speaks for the Earth? A question that I've been contemplating with both my head and heart for awhile. It looks like others that have come before me have grappled with this as well as I fortunately stumbled across a video by the iconic Carl Sagan, Cosmos by Carl Sagan - Episode 13: Who Speaks For Earth. Covid 19 has caused devastation across the world, but the one bright spot in all of this is the visible relief on the planet. With the reduction of boat traffic and noise pollution, wildlife is once again resurfacing in...

Rooftop Urban Gardens in Quebec Rooftop urban gardens and sustainable food systems is what began my interest in green real estate. I have been a member of Batiments Durable de Quebec for several years now. Batiment Durable de Quebec is the Montreal  chapter of the Canada Green Building Council. Their events are a fantastic resource for learning about sustainability.  Whether it's about green building practices, permaculture or urbain agriculture, there's always something to be inspired about. My entire journey into green real estate began with my love and obsession with sustainable food systems, permaculture and urban agriculture. Without question, my heart...

This story is about an Ontario man who decided to take full advantage of all the program and rebates that were available for him to go green. He installed solar panels on his roof, purchased an electric vehicle and installed a charging station for himself.  Not only has he been able to lower his energy costs but he's been able to subsidize his electrical bills by selling his energy production surplus back to his utility grid. Read the full story below, story by Doug Shmidt for the Windsor Star; https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/windsors-early-green-home-converts-are-already-reaping-the-rewards...