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Carbon negative concrete CMU blocks
Climate Change

Carbon negative concrete goes into pioneering “green” CMU blocks – Quebec leads the way!

...emissions. 10% of global carbon emissions into the atmosphere is attributed to the manufacturing of portland cement. And most of that cement is used to ...

Modular EV Battery Swapping Stations by Ample are Launched
Commuting

Modular EV battery swapping system makes EV battery filling as quick as gas powered vehicles

...emissions in the built environment. The transportation industry is not as easy to switch, but advances such as long range EVs and innovative charging solutions ...

Canada Greener Homes Grants Program 2021 Launches for Home Efficiency
Energy efficiency

Canada Greener Homes Grants retrofit program is launched

...emissions in Canada, contributing about 18 per cent of the country's emissions, so we do like this initiative! Now you know about the 2021 Canada Gree...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...emissions during production. However, given their durability and performance, they remained in the realm of green building products. Installation of K-Tect Insu...

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First IREE Certification
Renovation

Efficiency Capital Achieves Canada's First Retrofit IREE Certification

...emissions footprint by 250 tonnes of CO2e (14%) Guaranteed savings for the first 10 years of the project. WoodGreen Community Services This non-profit s...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...Emissions - were trampled in the dust of denial while a nation hung on the latest tweet about just about anything else. Thankfully for those of us who view ...

Greenwashing - CMA Launches a New Investigation to Recognize it and Stop It
Products and Materials

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating "Greenwashing" of Products - Good!

...emissions-cheating scandal in which it admitted to rigging 11 million of its own “clean diesels” with devices designed to cheat emissions controls. Not surprizi...

SUMO EV Car Sharing Launched in White Rock & Surrey BC
Commuting

New EV car-sharing program SUMO launched in Surrey & White Rock, British Columbia

...emissions per vehicle. The impact we could have on our air quality is just phenomenal.” Tuesday, Gurm had a meeting with City of White Rock officials, and has...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...emissions in the Energy Capital of the World,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. This is the City’s first step to implementing their recently-released Houston Clim...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...emissions and 10% reduction in primary energy demand by 2026. In addition, the company will pursue a 5% reduction in its water consumtion footprint over the nex...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store
Environment

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

...emissions from buildings but also transportation. Any reduction in fossil fuel use for shipping goods, like food, is very encouraging. The IGA grocery store i...