Rural lifestyle / Guides

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...rural communities you will be able to find local farmers offering vegetables, meats and eggs. In certain ways rural living can’t help but increase your personal...

Bike lanes in Downtown Vancouver
Choosing where to live

Urban living in the city Green lifestyle in the in the suburbs Moving to the country - rural lifestyle Choosing a home location: Being close to the ser...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle, or perhaps a life philosophy. Sure, 'green' homes can help save the planet, but some of them may also save the individual. Predictions for the futu...

Commuting after Lock-down in the new Covid-19 World
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Green commuting - getting back to work after social distancing is relaxed choices in these pages : Electric fat bikes and cruisers Low-emission commuting choices Guides for green lifestyle and environment c...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...rural areas for some reason. Maybe that rustic lifestyle makes you less concerned about a few scratches, who knows. Scatches are certainly what you will get wit...

High efficiency fireplaces and how to choose one
Wood stove and biomass heat

Choosing the right wood-burning stove or fireplace for both heat output & the environment and for the minimum environmental impact. When choosing a stove or fireplace, below is an example of some of the numbers that you will need to look ...

Disposing of old batteries

Waste management: compost and recycling adjustment can reduce your curbside garbage by close to half. Curbside compost collection is becoming more commonplace, but even so, some green-thumbe...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...rural areas and we are not recommending that every home and condo owner run out and purchase a generator, nor are we suggesting you stockpile ammo for an impend...