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June 14, 2013

Easy ways to green your commute

Did you know the average Canadian spends 26 minutes getting to work each morning? Green Living wants to help you reduce the carbon footprint of your daily travels. Check out our essential guide to greening your commute, and read about why going carless might be easier than you think. More quick reads: municipalities are fighting back against transit cuts; great reasons to get back on your bike; and a healthy and safe way to get your kids to school.

Bonus: enter our contest to WIN one of 10 subscriptions to Momentum Magazine, a bicycle bag and a Zipcar membership!

We’ve also got easy, tasty summer recipes. Try refreshing Mango Agua Fresca or picnic-perfect Granola Wheels. Then, just in time for Father’s Day, enter to WIN a gift basket of grilling essentials and delicious Whole Foods Market ingredients.


SLIDESHOW: 7 easy ways to green your commute
Reduce the carbon footprint of your daily travel more»

Bike curious: how to get back on your bike
How getting back on a bicycle helped one woman connect with neighbours, save time and money, and improve her health more»

Municipalities fight government on transit cuts
Canada continues to cut VIA rail budget while Ontario cities implement light rail systems more»

What's riding on your child's school journey?
Children require direct exposure to nature for their physical and emotional health more»

Going carless
The road less travelled more»

Nature's answer to summer allergies: the holistic approach
Learn how to treat allergies at the root cause of the problem more»

great recipes:

Mango Agua Fresca
This summertime drink is all-natural and delicious more»


Real Food for Real Kids–Granola Wheels
A homemade, healthy recipe for hungry kids more»


Divorce Your Car!
by Katie Alvord

Transport Revolutions
by Richard Gilbert & Anthony Perl

Pedaling Revolution
by Jeff Mapes

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