Editors' Blog

Green Living editors dish on the latest trends and happenings in sustainability.

World Water Forum – March 12-17, 2012

The sixth World Water Forum is the world’s largest meeting about water, taking place in Marseille, France. The goal is to tackle the challenges our world is facing and bring water high on all political agendas. Learn more or register to take part.


Globe Conference and Trade Fair on Business and the Environment – March 14-16, 2012

The 12th biennial Globe Conference and Trade Fair on Business and the Environment will explore the issues and define the opportunities that will propel us towards a sustainable future. Held in Vancouver, GLOBE brings together world-renowned sustainability experts for key presentations and discussions. Find out more or register to attend.


National Home Show & Canada Blooms Flower & Garden Festival – March 16-25, 2012

This year, Canada Blooms and the National Home Show bring you a fantastic display of innovative products and ideas, for all things home and garden. Prepare for spring gardening with over 200 hours of free lectures, demonstrations, and talks. The show also features the 2012 Dream Home R-House, an energy efficient home offering sustainable luxury. Find out more about the Canada Blooms Flower & Garden Festival and the National Home Show, or buy a ticket to get you into both great events.

Green Living readers – Save $4 off the regular at the Door admission, $1 off the advanced ticket price (regular Adult), Save $3 off the at the door admission for Seniors and Students. Click here to buy tickets. Use Promo Code CBGREEN


Aviation and Environmental Summit – March 21-22, 2012

The 6th Aviation and Environmental Summit will bring together over 350 industry and key stakeholder representatives in Geneva, Switzerland. Leaders will discuss how to catalyze the green economy and reduce their environmental impact. Find out more or register to take part.


World Forestry Day – March 21, 2012

World Forestry Day allows us to reflect on the benefits of forests worldwide, and the importance of managing them sustainably. Do you have an event to submit for World Forestry Day? E-mail editor@green-living.ca


World Water Day – March 22, 2012

International World Water Day brings is held annually as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater, and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year’s theme is water and food security. Learn more or find an event near you!


Water Docs Film Series – March 22-April 22, 2012

Opening World Water Day (March 22nd) in Toronto, and running weekly through to April 22nd, the Water Docs Film Series explores issues surrounding the element that makes life on Earth possible. Click for information about the films in the series, or find out where to attend (it’s free!)


World Meteorological Day – March 23, 2012

Celebrate World Meteorological Day in Geneva, Switzerland, by listening to key speakers discuss how to power our future with weather, climate, and water. Look at the programme to learn more, or celebrate World Meteorological Day at home.


Ethical Sourcing Forum – March 29-30, 2012

The Ethical Sourcing Forum, in New York, New York, is a unique industry event that brings together members of the global sustainability community to address emerging supply chain challenges. Find or more or register to take part.


Toronto Yoga Conference and Show – March 29-April 1, 2012

Spend time shopping amongst 140+ conscious minded  organizations and companies offering products and services in-line with your mindful attitudes. See continuous yoga classes in the yoga garden, demonstrations, workshops, and lectures. Click here to learn more.


Earth Hour – March 31, 2012

Unite with hundreds of millions of people, businesses, and governments around the world to support one of the largest environmental events in history – Earth Hour. Find out what’s happening near you, get involved, and commit to creating a more sustainable planet.


Green Living Show – April 13-15, 2012

Attend North America’s largest green consumer show. Held in Toronto, the show has over 400 exhibitors, and thousands of Green Living approved products, services, and innovation – all under one roof! Listen to numerous live presentations, visit interesting exhibits, and network with conscientious consumers and companies. Find out more or become an exhibitor.

Bonus: Enter to win $500 Green Living dollars to spend at the show or on the Green Living Marketplace!


Green Toronto Awards – April 13, 2012

Attend this year’s Green Toronto Awards – a special evening of awards, music, and celebration at the Green Living Show. Help us celebrate Toronto’s individuals, organizations, and companies that are helping lead the way to a cleaner, greener, and more liveable city. Click to find out more.


National Soil Conservation Week – April 15-21, 2012

National Soil Conservation Week is an effort to both celebrate the success in soil management, and to keep soil in the public’s attention. Visit the Soil Conservation Council of Canada’s website for resources and more information.


Water Canada’s Blue Bash – April 25th, 2012

Attend Water Canada’s Blue Bash – a cocktail reception to take water awareness to new heights. Mingle with the professional water communities, and support a team of 15 people climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to support WaterCan’s projects in East Africa. Find out more or become a sponsor


We’d love to hear your feedback if you have the opportunity to attend either of these shows. What did you learn that you can share with others who weren’t able to be there live? Editor@green-living.ca