How to Start a Vegetable Garden, No Matter the Size of Your Home

You don’t need acres of land to start growing food.

37 Eco-Friendly Items That’ll Help You Go Green This Spring

Make your kitchen, bathroom and garden more sustainable with these durable and charming replacements for plastic and single-use items.


Meet Lyocell, a Potentially Sustainable Fabric That Could Become Your New Favourite Textile

Made from wood cellulose, lyocell is extremely versatile, feels great on skin, and is good for the environment.


What Canada’s Ban on Single-Use Plastics Will Mean For Canadians—and the Environment

Canada's government plans to ban single-use plastics by the end of the year. We asked Robert Kitz, food industry...


Everything You Need to Know About Reusable Q-tips

Reusable Q-tips are an eco-friendly alternative to single-use swabs that help reduce waste. Experts reveal their benefits and safety tips.

11 Important Single-Use Plastic Swaps to Make for 2021

Here are the easy-to-use eco-friendly home goods to start collecting and using now, to help protect our planet.


10 Easy Plants You Can Grow in Containers

Gardeners have discovered they can grow a host of plants in pots, bins and window boxes.

30 Household Items You Had No Idea Were Reusable

Sure, there are plenty of things you know are reusable—grocery tote bags, metal straws, reusable water bottles. But, in addition...


This Swedish City Is the Most Eco-Friendly Destination in the World

For the eco-friendly traveller, it doesn’t get any greener than Gothenburg, Sweden.


3 Crucial Ways to Update Your Beauty Routine Now

Here's a win-win: Get beautiful skin and a beautiful earth. The concept is simple: Practise the 3Rs in your grooming...


11 Sustainable Wellness Products Best Health Editors Love

Our editorial staff compiled a list of must-have sustainable products to help you on your journey to becoming more eco-friendly....

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Don’t Have a Green Thumb? These Hacks Can Revive Almost Any Dead Houseplant

Appearances can be deceiving, so even if a plant looks dead, it doesn't mean that it is. Try these expert...


One Woman Shares What It’s Really Like to Go Plastic-Free

Our plastic obsession is harming the planet. But by making a few tiny tweaks, you can help combat this environmental...


20 Reusable Versions of Things You Use Every Day

Every day can be Earth Day when you switch your typically disposable products out for reusable versions.


These Eco-Conscious Brands Deserve Some Recognition

From sustainably-sourced ingredients to carbon neutral initiatives, these brands are helping offset their environmental impact.


Torontonians Discard This Staggering Number of Plastic Bottles Every Five Minutes

A new art installation in Toronto’s Union Station wants to draw attention to Canada’s single-use water bottle problem.

13 Ways Green Living Can Make You Healthier

You know reducing energy and waste is good for the environment, but did you know it's good for your health...


50 Facts That Will Make You Stop Using Plastic

Plastic is not only killing marine animals and ecosystems, but countless studies show it's hazardous to human health.


Shocking Stats About How Much Canadians Waste Each Year

By 2050, experts say there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.



10 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste

You'd be surprised by how much you throw away each week. Here are some easy ways to reduce your waste....


A Canadian Initiative That Is Bringing Clean Water to Kenya

A trip to Kenya wasn't on the radar for writer Ingrie Wlliams. But when she heard about a cool Canadian...


5 Easy Eco-Habits Anyone Can Adopt

Moves that improve your health and save the planet? Total win. Mark your calendar for Earth Day on April 22...


5 Ways to Save the Planet, According to David Suzuki

Never forget the priceless value of a clean earth, clean water and clean air.

How To Live A Greener Life

Best Health editor-in-chief Beth Thompson was a guest on CHCH Morning Live to give these green and healthy lifestyle tips.


9 Tips For Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden

Give gardening a try, it just might grow on you.


Natural Cleaning Products That Actually Work

Here's how to overhaul your cleaning products with cleaner, safer alternatives.


6 Ways to Go Eco-Friendly in Less Than 24 Hours

In honour of Earth Day, we bring you six easy ways to change your daily habits. Here's how to go...


How Canadians are Working to Protect the Environment

If we don't take care of the environment, there won't be anything for future generations to enjoy. Luckily, these inspiring...


Lush Cosmetics and Ottawa Riverkeeper Fight to ‘Ban the Bead’

Lush Cosmetics has partnered with Ottawa Riverkeeper – a non-profit group dedicated to protecting the Ottawa River and its tributaries