Trying to make the transition to Eco-friendly can seem daunting at times—and not to mention, pricey. However, it’s a lot easier and cheaper than you think to make the switch (and in some of our examples, you could actually save yourself some money). So, in honour of Earth Day this Saturday 22, … [Read more...]
Planting a Seed
"From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow." - Aeschylus Welcome to She's So Green! With this blog, I am hoping to plant seeds in you, my readers. Seeds of inspiration on how to live a greener life, on how to live lightly and leave behind a planet rich with life and beauty for our children's … [Read more...]
How beauty is not wasted & some DIY fun!
I was at a great event yesterday that was held at the Canadian head office for TerraCycle - a company that is passionate about "eliminating the idea of waste". Everything at the office from doors, chairs, decor was made either by repurposed or upcycled or recycled materials. It's urban, cool and … [Read more...]
It’s Easy Being Green.
Last week, I was honoured to host an Eco-schools demonstration classroom. This meant that teachers from other schools came to watch me teach, talk about my program, and learn how they can have their schools and students become more eco-literate. In other words, go green."Huh?" Eco- … [Read more...]
David Suzuki on UrbanMoms
There's 2 problems with interviewing David Suzuki when you're at a big media bash: a) it's really, really loud and b) waiters keep thrusting trays of food in your face begging you to eat.So as we started chatting, grilled cheese, mini sliders and the perennial favourite, meat on a stick, were … [Read more...]
Earth Day in Earnest
Today may be Earth Day - but this book will provide talking points for a whole year.E is for the Environmentby Ian James CorlettSimon & SchusterISBN: 978 1 439 19455 3This book contains a handful of stories about a pair of children who begin to learn about ways they can help the earth, and how … [Read more...]
I was wandering through Pistachio (Heather Reisman's fabulous store that features only eco-friendly stationery and gift items) when I came upon these amazing baby products from 3 Sprouts. One of the co-founders of 3 Sprouts is Banu Khurana, a friend of mine from university. She's a … [Read more...]