Learning to Listen

Laura Langevin is the founder of Echoes in the Attic, a Bradford, ON, company making gorgeous purses from designer fabrics diverted on their way to landfill. We talk to Laura about how her battle with breast cancer gave her a new outlook on life. She shares how learning to listen has changed her perspective and the…

Stewards of the world

Mississauga mom Kenda Al Yakobi on how her faith motivates her to care for the planet.

SEEKing adventure & happiness

With her new guided tour business, Sue Hamel connects people to local culture, community, food — and their bliss

Restaurant take-out, without the side of guilt

Leftovers without the guilt: My “take-out” kit lets me enjoy resto food more sustainably. I had a craving for Indian food the other night. Actually, it would be reasonable to say I crave Indian pretty much every night, but that’s a different story. In any case, I found a willing accomplice, and we headed out…

Changing the world, one toothbrush at a time

That “free” toothbrush at my dentist’s office actually costs a lot None of these plastic toothbrushes will biodegrade, ever. So I’m making the switch to bamboo. I had a dentist’s appointment today, one of those ones where the hygienist scrapes away the plaque on your teeth while asking you questions about your kids’ summer plans you literally…