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Apps claiming to be more socially responsible than scandal-plagued Uber are popping up in Toronto. NOW's Ecoholic columnist asks whether we're being taken for a ride more

Jan 17, 2018 7:00 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments

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Maša Kores

The "priestess of waste-free living" can famously fit a year’s worth of trash into a single mason jar more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Ecoholic 1 Comments


Forget the old 3Rs – reducing your trashprint is all about the 5Rs more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Ecoholic


Mike Ford

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