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Ecoholic columnist Adria Vasil explains why fashion's latest eco boom is more than just another greenwashing bust. more

Apr 19, 2017 6:51 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Sponsored feature: presented by Ici Paris Skin Clinic & Spa more

Feb 22, 2017 2:48 PM Ecoholic

“We feel that anything to showcase Canadian designers is long overdue and that we should have a Canadian store with made in Canada brands at the forefront,” says co-organizer Jonathan Shimoni. more

Feb 22, 2017 1:10 PM Ecoholic

Sponsored feature: presented by Consonant Skincare more

Feb 9, 2017 11:56 AM Ecoholic

How you can help a park or street tree survive this summer's drought more

Aug 24, 2016 6:00 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

We know. You love avocado toast. And, really, any dish with a soft green wedge on it. We all do. But what happens when the whole world starts eating something at the same time? more

Aug 17, 2016 7:00 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

It's in hundreds of products, from detergent to vitamins to – yep – cocaine. But Health Canada warns that we should minimize exposure. more

Aug 10, 2016 7:12 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

Surging popularity of shampoo powders is a sign that more of us are sudsing less often. Just beware – some involve spraying your scalp with totally unnecessary toxins. Here are the brands you should avoid – and the best dry shampoos on the market. more

Aug 3, 2016 6:00 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

Up to half the food we produce is trashed on fields, in store dumpsters and household bins. As a campaign calling for canada to ban grocer waste rolls out, here are some new tricks and tips to help us get a grip. more

Jul 27, 2016 6:02 PM Ecoholic 2 Comments

Wanna cut the ­carbon fat from your diet? Pass on greenhouse-gas-rich beef and try out these ideas. more

Jul 20, 2016 6:00 PM Ecoholic

A few years back, tracking down a 100-mile beer in this town was a bit like setting out to find a pet unicorn. Not anymore. more

Jul 6, 2016 6:00 PM Ecoholic

Before you hit the weekend's big parade and marches, here are some earth- and body-friendly basics you'll need to keep you fresh and safe. more

Jun 29, 2016 4:52 PM Ecoholic

Whether you're hooked on mani-pedis or just swipe a little on your toes now and then, nail colour brands are claiming to be way less toxic these days. So are they? more

Jun 22, 2016 5:30 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

A federal audit released last month by Canada's commissioner of environment and sustainable development slams the health ministry for not doing enough to protect Canadians from hazardous consumer goods - beauty and body care products especially. more

Jun 8, 2016 5:56 PM Ecoholic

Freshening up your pad with a coat of paint may be messing with your air quality if you're not careful. Brush up on your greenest and healthiest choices. more

May 25, 2016 6:52 PM Ecoholic

The may long weekend may be prime time for planting, but which retailers are selling you a pot full of pesticides? more

May 18, 2016 6:40 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

They say brides cry when they find the dress of their dreams. Well, treehugger brides may tear up when they consider all the resources that go into millions of single-use wedding gowns every year. Here are some greener options. more

May 11, 2016 5:20 PM Ecoholic

Choosing local, cage-free or organic foods can make us feel like upstanding citizens, but are we assuming too much about some of our fave feel-good foods? more

May 4, 2016 6:17 PM Ecoholic 3 Comments