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September 20, 2013
A better cup of coffee
Why does Vie Cafe choose to source sustainable coffee? “Because we wouldn’t consider any other way. There are too many things wrong with our food and agriculture system – GMOs, mega-corporations...
September 19, 2013
A guide for your sustainability project
Sustainability is a journey, not a destination. “That journey requires us to be conscious of how we’re acting as people, business owners or executives, and how we act as we run our companies....
September 18, 2013
Before there was curbside recycling, there was P.E.L.
With the inception of curbside pick-up in 2009, recycling isn’t new to Calgarians. But before there was curbside, there was a gentleman by the name of Blaine Armstrong who drove around in a truck to...
September 17, 2013
Sleep and breathe easy
Conventional mattresses made with synthetic materials continually off-gas harmful chemical pollutants. This means you are breathing in chemicals while you sleep, compromising your body’s ability to...
September 12, 2013
Rethinking what‘s valuable to us
When Liliana Barbosa moved to Canada from South America eight years ago, she noticed an interesting difference to perceptions about waste. With such a strong consumer culture pressuring us to shop,...
September 11, 2013
GOOD Company contest rewards positive impact with graphic design
GOOD Company produces some pretty remarkable graphic design work, but what community-minded founders Chris Wharton and Gillian Hickie really excel at is collaboration. They strive to do business with...