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August 20, 2012

Green Leaders, Green Jobs, and more

We love summer, too, but there’s something exciting about a new school year. Green Living helps you and your family get ready: check out 8 eco-smart back-to-school ideas, plus 19 of our favourite green school supplies. Also in this edition, we’re shining a spotlight on youth who are changing the world. And if you want to be part of the green movement, join us at the Green Jobs Forum, September 17 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Get inspired, get motivated and discover your green job. Admission is FREE!

BONUS: Be kind to your skin! Sun protection isn’t just for summertime. Read our blogger’s review of an organic sunscreen. And, for a special treat, try this delicious recipe for pear cupcakes—the perfect companion for afternoon tea.

Finally, don’t forget to enter this month’s contest—you could WIN one of many back-to-school goodies!


Smart green back-to-school gear
19 of our favourite eco-friendly supplies... more»

Generation Green
Empowering youth to save the Planet... more»

Back to school—the greener way
Go to the head of the class with these 8 eco-smart ideas... more»

Screen Time vs. Green Time
Tips to unplug and stay active... more»


Eco-fabulous Sunscreen
A sun care solution that smells delicious, is anti-aging and good for the environment... more»

great summer recipe:

Delightful Pear Cupcakes
Healthy, succulent and sweet; it’s no wonder we have a passion for pears... more»


Ecoholic Body
by Adria Vasil

The Next ECO Warriors
by Emily Hunter

The Story of Stuff
by Annie Leonard


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