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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

7 great environmental successes

For once, wouldn't you like to hear some good news about the environment? Here's some uplifting news about the planet


How to create a container vegetable garden

No backyard? No problem. Here's how to grow great-tasting vegetables in containers


A natural mosquito repellent

Keep bugs at bay naturally so you can enjoy pest-free summer adventures


The best eco-friendly kitchen gear

Making your kitchen eco-friendly is easy when you're armed with these items

6 ways to use common food leftovers

Certain foods get wasted more than others. Here are the worst offenders and the best ways to re-purpose them


5 ways to waste less food

Make sure the fresh food you buy doesn't end up getting thrown out. Here's how to waste less food


8 Simple Ways to Look Out For The Environment

In honour of World Environment Day on June 5, we're highlighting nine eco-friendly ways you can help the environment and...


Foods that heal the planet

Want to put environmental friendliness on the menu? Here are seven types of foods that are better for you and...


8 foods that harm the planet

When we think about ways to help the planet, most of us focus on reducing waste and cutting energy usage....


8 DIY household cleaners

Your pantry has all the ingredients you'll need to make homemade cleaners that work just as well as your favourite...


5 ways to ‘green’ your medicine cabinet

Your medicine cabinet could be hiding hidden dangers to the environment'and possibly even your health. Here are five swaps to...


Clean your windows the eco-friendly way

Eco-friendly cleaners, made with essential oils and plant-based ingredients, will put you in the right mood to tackle even the...

5 foods worth buying organic

Eating organic can be costly, but experts suggest it may be worth it to buy certain organically produced foods. Here...


3 eco-friendly ways to exercise

Improve your health while also reducing your carbon footprint. Here are three great ways to exercise, plus our eco-friendly product...


5 healthy ways to spend Earth Day

Helping the planet doesn't mean boycotting 21st century technology and living in a tree house. Start small by connecting with...


How healthy are the eggs you’re eating?

With so many options available, it's not a bad idea to find out a little bit more about where your...


6 tips to help you follow the 100-mile diet

The 100-mile diet can help you eat healthier and even lose weight. But it's not always easy to eat locally....


7 healthy ways to use food scraps

Make the most of leftovers with these seven healthy ways to reuse food scraps. You'll be helping both the environment...


How nature can make you healthier

Want to relieve stress and anxiety and even lower your blood pressure? Get outside'here's why


The 5 best foods to grow at home

Tired of buying expensive produce at the grocery store? With these five easy-to-grow foods, you'll enjoy a bountiful and delicious...

14 ways to be an eco-friendly cook

Try these expert tips on how to bake, prepare and store food the smarter, eco-friendly way


5 ways to go organic on a budget

Thinking of making the switch to organic food? It doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Here's how you can...


Is it worth it to buy eco-friendly workout wear?

Best Health looked at four popular fabrics used in eco-friendly workout wear to discover how each helps the environment, and...


5 habits for eco-friendly food shopping

Want to make your grocery shops greener? Keep the following practices in mind when planning menus, shopping for food and...


5 tricks to waste less food

Follow these five steps to throw out less food and save money on your grocery bill