With all the different types of plastic packaging in use today, it can be tricky to know exactly what you can and can’t toss in the blue bin…but, there are ways! On most plastic jars, containers, and other packaging there’s a recycling logo on the label or it’s stamped right into the plastic. Look for […]
You may have noticed, that jute bags and everything jute are all the rage right now. It’s thanks to eco fashionistas who are looking for ways to rid the planet of plastic bags and accessories once and for all.
Did you know that jute is known as the “golden fibre” because of its market value and […]
Every two years Statistics Canada releases national and provincial waste statistics. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 25 million tonnes of non-hazardous waste was sent to disposal across the country in 2016. Similar to the amount generated in 2014, but 11% more than the amount collected in 2002. It has become a worldwide priority […]
Big green leaves and beautiful pink stalks make rhubarb a striking fan favourite for many garden enthusiasts. But, for some, it’s still relatively unknown. While you may have eaten it in pies, cakes or crisps, not many would know it in its natural form, let alone use it in the kitchen. Rhubarb is a series […]
The LCBO’s Food & Drink August issue is jammed packed with helpful tips and hints for summer entertaining. If you haven’t picked up a copy, we’ve pulled some of our favourite drink and cocktail ideas together to help ensure your next backyard bash is the best!
How Many Drinks Do You Need to Buy?
Deciding the number […]
We’ve been beta testing the concept of pest repellent gardens, and we’ve stumbled onto some tips and tricks, and dos and don’ts that we just have to share!
Marigolds Repel Pests and Mosquitoes
Marigolds are super-super powered garden heroes. Not only do they repel mosquitoes, but they also repel insects that prey on edibles such as tomato […]
All winter long, golfers across the country have boasted about their handicap and dreamt of achieving the perfect putt. Well, the grass has grown and the fairway beckons. So, whether you’re headed to the nearest driving range for practice, a par 3 for fun or the prestigious 18-hole golf course to sink that hole-in-one, take […]
Celebrate this St. Paddy’s Day with the cleaning service experts at MOLLY MAID this year, and follow our easy tips for having a fun and green St. Paddy’s day this year.
Traditional sayings and Irish slang can add flavour to any holiday, as can enjoying traditional Irish culinary favourites! This is especially true on St. Patrick’s […]
These days, most people have heard of giving up things like plastic shopping bags, single-use plastic water bottles, take-out containers, straws and coffee cups. But now we’re in the next wave of behaviour change: giving up produce bags, bringing empty containers to the bulk store, and turning to homemade household and beauty products. To ensure your […]
Undoubtedly, the warmer the summer, the stickier it can become. From cool treats like sliced watermelon and popsicles, to camping favourites like s’mores and roasted marshmallows, fun in the sun can quickly become a hot mess! Be prepared this summer with your very own DIY hand sanitizer. Get creative and make one for each member […]