Life in the Green Lane

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

Santa on A Greener Toronto

On this special Christmas edition of A GREENER TORONTO, I visit Grassroots Store to talk to Rob Grand about sustainable gift ideas.

Presents for the Planet

With the environment on the top of everyone's mind these days, many people are looking for a gift to give this holiday season that won't pollute, wipe out wildlife or waste valuable natural resourc

Tonight on A Greener Toronto...

This week on A Greener Toronto meet Anouk Bikkers an environmentalist and artist who is using her talent to teach kids about species loss.

This week on green tv....

This week on A Greener Toronto, we take a look at a pilot program initiated by the Toronto Region and Conservation Authority and the folks at Trout Unlimited Canada. This program gets kids out of the class room to raise awareness about the detrimental effects of throwing garbage into our storm drains.

Get rid of indoor air pollutants.

Levels of air pollution inside the home can be two to five times higher (and occasionally 100 times higher) than outdoor levels. (Source: Environmental Protection Agency, 2002)

Eco Soiree.

Walking the runway is no easy feat. Models make it look easy, trust me, I know. I had the opportunity of being one of the celebrity models at the Sustainable Style Show and Green Gala, which was an enormous success and I have to say hats off to Kelly Drennan for organizing such an eco-soiree.

The buzz is on!

This week on A Greener Toronto find out what VESPA is doing to go green. You should also check out this website, it's amazing and really funny.


The circus we call the holiday season is almost upon us and if you're like me you're probably wishing it was already over. Don't get me wrong, I love the holidays, but I feel here in the Western world we have somehow forgotten the true meaning of the occasion.

Sew Conscious.

As much as owner of Sew Be It Studio, Dilys Tong, loves to teach students how to give a new life to their wardrobe, she also believes in giving a new life to the animals at the Toronto Humane Society.

Green bath bubbles...

Changing your bathroom into a beautiful green oasis is both good for you and the planet.
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