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  • The Virtual Water Dilemma: Act 2 – Energy

    1 September 2014, 11:09 am by: Sheila Thomas

    When we flip on the TV and hear about water scarcity, the suggested ways to conserve are usually to water our yard less and use less water in our home.  It might interest you to know that even turning on that TV is using water in the form of virtual water.…
  • eco fashion friday finds – end of summer sales

    29 August 2014, 9:08 am by: Maureen O'Connor

    Hard to believe Labor Day’s this weekend. Time to cash in on some good ol’ savings. Nau’s current sale includes some great outdoorsy stuff and transitional pieces like this Carry-On Blazer designed for the all-weather commuter. This figure flattering…
  • 12 story Delta passive house by studio505

    28 August 2014, 8:34 am by: Ross Dulmaine

    Innovative Australian architectural and design firm, studio505, is the creative force behind an exciting new project being developed for their client, Grocon LTD. Plans have begun for a 10-to 12-story “Passive House” apartment building currently called…
  • The Virtual Water Dilemma: Act One – Food

    27 August 2014, 9:50 am by: Sheila Thomas

    What is virtual water? In times of drought people try their best to not let the faucet run, take a shorter shower and water the gardens less. But these are all activities during which we can see how much water we are wasting, making saving it simpler; we just…

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