A Safe Haven for our Youth

Toronto’s homeless youth are at record levels. In the city, and across Canada, these numbers are rising. Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth is an innovative shelter fighting this crisis. Its model may be what saves our vulnerable youth. By Jarrett Hasson Photo credit: Eva's Initiatives / LGA Architectural Partners and Ben Rahn/A-Frame It is 8:30 a.m. on a weekday in a non-descript building in downtown Toronto. As still and plain as the building appears from outside, a breathtaking scene is unfolding inside.read more

The Complete Guide to Building Affordable Earth-Sheltered Homes: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back to Basics Building)

Earth-sheltered building has existed since the heyday of Skara Brae in Scotland 5,000 years ago, and is used today by people around the world, from the Yaodong of northwest China to the subterranean residents of Coober Pedy, Australia, and even to converted missile silos in America. Contrary to popular misconceptions of being cramped, dark, or […]

Eco Homes of the World

Travel the world and meet 14 people living an eco friendly, sustainable life. From a giant greenhouse on a Norwegian island in the arctic circle to a cave house in southern Spain…from a small farm in southern Australia to an apartment in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam…and everywhere in between, these inspiring people open up their […]

21st Century Sustainable Homes

Another addition to the highly successful 21st Century series The latest in sustainable housing design trends from around the world, providing inspiration and practical ideas Features lush color photographs of visually spectacular and environmentally-friendly architecture Showcases detailed plans and descriptions of each house and its sustainable elements. Necessity is the mother of invention, and the […]

Substitute Energy Sources: Learn How to Use Alternative Energy Sources to Get Energy Independence: (Energy Efficient Homes) (Get More Energy, Geothermal Heat Pump)

Substitute Energy Sources: Learn How to Use Alternative Energy Sources to Get Energy Independence Energy is required to run every aspect of day today life. It is foolish to assume that in the fast pace technology oriented world of today, we can last as little as even a day without the consumption of energy to […]

Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe

The rising cost of fuel and the growing commit­ment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient, green homes, Prefabulous World features sophisticated examples of eco-friendly home design in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, the United States, England, Germany, South […]

Shipping Container Homes: Prefab & Eco-friendly House Design (Container Homes, Tiny Houses, Eco, and Prefab Homes)

Learn Why Shipping Container Homes Have Everybody’s Attention You’re about to learn why more and more people have been choosing to build their eco-friendly prefab dream houses out of used shipping containers. Did you know that there is an over abundance of available shipping containers just waiting to be taken by someone? That’s right, thousands […]

New Eco Homes: New Ideas for Sustainable Living

A stunning, full-color showcase of the latest innovations in sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design, featuring thirty-five diverse homes.Today’s architects, designers, building craftsman, and homeowners are becoming more environmentally conscious, choosing eco-friendly living spaces with small carbon footprints that are built with sustainable materials. New Eco Homes explores various aspects of modern eco design, from its […]

Have a Crafty Christmas!

This holiday season tap into your creative side with our holiday inspired Pinterest favs. Green Living Editor Photo credit: Pinterest Our creative tips on how to get crafty this holiday is sure to keep you on Santa’s nice list. Check our favourite holiday DIYs. read more

Fall Food Garden & Harvest Tips

Check out these fall gardening tips to keep your garden blooming all through fall! by Jane Hayes, "Garden Jane" With the cold weather approaching and winter’s chill just around the corner, gardeners around Canada are starting to pack it in.read more

GreenPAC: voting for the environment

Voting for environmental policy doesn't need to compromise your political preferences With the federal election just days away, it’s more important than ever to Vote Smart. GreenPAC believes that the future of Canadian politics is up to voters like you.read more

Eco Homes: Living in Great Harmony With The Environment

A lot of people want to live in an eco friendly house; you probably are one of them too, right? Why? Well, this simple consideration is enough to help the earth because they want to embark recycling efforts for a much essential cause of being able to live in great harmony with the environment – […]

A Bite-Sized Piece of Research from The University of Guelph

A collaborative research project between Dr Kate Parizeau, Dr Mike Von Massow and Dr Ralph Martin By Kelly Hodgins, M.A. Candidate and Research Assistant, University of Guelph: Geography Photo credit: Adrian C. D'Alessandro <!–[if gte mso 9]> Normal read more

Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe

The rising cost of fuel and the growing commit­ment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient, green homes, Prefabulous World features sophisticated examples of eco-friendly home design in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, the United States, England, Germany, South […]

Sustainable Homes

Learn about sustainable homes that affect people and natural environments around the world. Includes suggestions on how to use Earth’s natural supplies in more environmentally friendly ways. $ 12.95

Shipping Container Homes: Prefab & Eco-friendly House Design (Prefab Homes)

Learn About Prefab Shipping Container Homes Get this Amazon bestseller for just .99. Regularly priced at .99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover why more and more people have been choosing to build their eco-friendly prefab dream houses out of used shipping containers. Here Is A […]