Life in the Green Lane

Environmental journalist Candice Batista shares video clips and eco-savvy advice from her TV show, A Greener Toronto.

Detox your cosmetics!

The new year is upon us and its a great time to think about detoxing your skin and getting rid of harmful chemicals. Greening your cosmetics is the way to go. You can still be green and gorgeous!

Get rid of plastic bags and bottles.

Let's make 2010 a year where we reduce the amount of plastic we use. Knowing what all those numbers mean on plastic bottles and containers is the first step.

Taking flight for the holidays? Make sure to green your vacation!

This time of year many of us can't wait to get out of the office and start our holidays, if you off on a fabulous vacation, here are a few things to keep it green all the way to your destination!

Your Christmas Tree Guide: Real or Fake?

Especially when it comes to the tree, the question remains: what's better- real or fake? The answer may surprise you!

Breathe Easier and Green Your Mind

Between the deluge of news coverage from Copenhagen about one of the most defining issues of our time plus the real-time stress of the holidays approaching, it's important to stop and take a brea

Eco - Tip: Conservation Matters!

It's time to think about conservation! As Canadians we unknowingly waste so much energy at home but there are a few simple things you can do that can go a long way in conserving energy.

Appliances: best to replace or repair?

As long as you’ve got appliances in your home you’re eventually faced with the fact that one of them may break down.

Talking Trash!

The current garbage strike in Toronto has people many angry and frustrated as to where to put all that garbage. Like you I am peed off, but I am also over it!

Detox your home.

We all have these in our cleaning closets, a chemical concoction of bleach, disinfections, and polishes.

The Green Road!

It’s time for the rules of the road, the Green Road that is! If you’re not ready to take the high road and get rid of your SUV or buy a hybrid, there are still ways to do your part.
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