Environment and Nature

Published on Mon, 11/21/2011 by Canadian Plastics Industry Association

Plastics in Building and Construction: Lowering our Carbon Footprint

Plastics in Building and Construction: Lowering our Carbon Footprint

Sept. 8, 2011

Toronto, ON, Sept. 8, 2011 - From residential homes to commercial buildings, hospitals and schools, architects and designers rely on plastics to help maximize durability and improve energy efficiency and performance. Properly installed plastic building products can help reduce energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and maintenance costs, thus reducing a homeowner's carbon footprint. Here are just a few of the ways that plastics help to save energy and GHG emissions at home:

Published on Tue, 11/15/2011 by Nature Conservancy of Canada

How-To: Have a Green Holiday This Year

How-To: Have a Green Holiday This Year

Holiday gift catalog cover - Gifts of Canadian Nature

Whether it snows or not this holiday season, more and more Canadians are dreaming of a green Christmas. Green-- as in a holiday that is gentler to the environment.

From the food, to the gifts, to travel, the holidays are traditionally a time of excess and waste. Tons of wrapping paper and plastic packaging are destined for the landfill. Twinkling lights draw extra electricity from power plants. Countless tanks of gas will ferry shoppers from mall to mall to find the "perfect" gift, and back again to return them after Boxing Day!

Published on Thu, 10/06/2011 by Cold Fire Canada

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Cold Fire™ Ignites Massive Change in Home Fire Extinguisher Market During Fire Safety Week

Fire Safety Week 2011 sees the revolutionary anti-combustible Cold Fire™ make its journey from predominantly government and industrial use to availability for domestic use as well. Front line Tested by NASCAR racing teams and firefighters around the globe, Cold Fire's natural fire suppressants and retardants are now available to the public for use in their own homes.

Published on Wed, 06/22/2011 by Genuine Health

Greening Your Summer Smoothie

Greening Your Summer Smoothie

This summer take your smoothie to the next level by making a conscious effort to count the environmental footprint your creamy, icy cool beverage carries.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA—The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA--The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA--The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA--The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Fri, 06/17/2011 by Canadian Wildlife Federation

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

Canadian Wildlife Federation Awards

2011 Conservation Achievement Awards

OTTAWA--The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2011 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories on Saturday June 18, 2011.

Published on Wed, 06/15/2011 by Canada Beef Inc.

Research shows lean beef important for healthy muscle

Research shows lean beef important for healthy muscle

Beef Information Centre Logo

(June 14, 2011) Calgary, AB -- A recent study found that with a single meal of four ounces of lean beef, which provides about one ounce of lean protein, there was a resulting 50 per cent increase in building lean muscle tissue in both older and younger adults.

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