Category Archives: Environment

Water ATMs™ Deliver Clean Drinking Water Across India

Having written about social enterprises for a touch over a year now, I’ve learned about many innovative projects that help base of the pyramid citizens gain access to clean drinking water. Sarvajal in India caught my attention because it’s different

Water ATMs™ Deliver Clean Drinking Water Across India

Having written about social enterprises for a touch over a year now, I’ve learned about many innovative projects that help base of the pyramid citizens gain access to clean drinking water. Sarvajal in India caught my attention because it’s different

The Cleaning Solution Places Environmental and Worker Health First

I recently had coffee with a friend who started a cleaning business several years ago and we talked about some of the challenges he’s facing and how he’s trying to differentiate his company from his competitors. When I came home,

The Cleaning Solution Places Environmental and Worker Health First

I recently had coffee with a friend who started a cleaning business several years ago and we talked about some of the challenges he’s facing and how he’s trying to differentiate his company from his competitors. When I came home,

Small Green Spaces Brighten Up Communities

It’s hard to believe it’s spring already! I mowed the lawn for the first time this year a few days ago, and though I enjoy the brighter days and warmer weather, am not looking forward to tending to our garden.

Small Green Spaces Brighten Up Communities

It’s hard to believe it’s spring already! I mowed the lawn for the first time this year a few days ago, and though I enjoy the brighter days and warmer weather, am not looking forward to tending to our garden.

Custom Wood Products Training Women in the Trades

I’ve never been a handy person but the idea of finding something like an old wooden door in a quiet alley and fashioning it into a dining table appeals to me for some reason – they make projects like these

Custom Wood Products Training Women in the Trades

I’ve never been a handy person but the idea of finding something like an old wooden door in a quiet alley and fashioning it into a dining table appeals to me for some reason – they make projects like these

Healthier Laundry with Human-Powered Washer

As I was doing my laundry over the weekend, it dawned on me what a time and labour-saving invention our modern day washers and dryers are. We sort our clothes, put them in a machine, start it, and while our

Healthier Laundry with Human-Powered Washer

As I was doing my laundry over the weekend, it dawned on me what a time and labour-saving invention our modern day washers and dryers are. We sort our clothes, put them in a machine, start it, and while our

A Cleaner Car Wash

There’s nothing better, for me, than taking a nice, long drive after I’ve washed my car. I feel like I’m in a brand new vehicle and am overcome with feelings of accomplishment, happiness and promise. Over the winter months, I

A Cleaner Car Wash

There’s nothing better, for me, than taking a nice, long drive after I’ve washed my car. I feel like I’m in a brand new vehicle and am overcome with feelings of accomplishment, happiness and promise. Over the winter months, I

Rugby Balls Made from Trash Bring Opportunities for Unemployed Women

I think upcycling is such a great concept – repurpose items with little perceived value and turn them into something that’s functional and in some cases treasured. I came across The Touch Initiative the other day, I can’t remember exactly

Rugby Balls Made from Trash Bring Opportunities for Unemployed Women

I think upcycling is such a great concept – repurpose items with little perceived value and turn them into something that’s functional and in some cases treasured. I came across The Touch Initiative the other day, I can’t remember exactly