Press Releases

Loblaw announces landmark move to significantly reduce plastic shopping bag use

Posted by Environment Smart on 11/28 at 02:30 PM Permalink
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BRAMPTON, ON, Nov. 27 CNW - As a cornerstone to our 20th anniversary of PC(R) GREEN products and our ongoing commitment to respect the environment, Loblaw Companies Limited is pleased to announce that effective Earth Day 2009 (April 22, 2009) all corporate and participating franchise stores nationally will no longer provide complimentary plastic shopping bags at check-out. Loblaw will continue to encourage customers to use alternatives to plastic bags, enhance its offer of affordable reusable bag options and charge $0.05 per plastic shopping bag, when they are requested by customers.

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New Online Market Website - - Promotes Swapping as the New Shopping

Posted by Environment Smart on 11/24 at 01:10 PM Permalink
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MANHATTAN, N.Y., Nov 20, 2008 (OUTOFGREEN.CA) -- With the amount of stuff we all have, many people are left wondering what to do with items they no longer need, desire or have room for. "Freeing up closet space to make room for new things is a big draw," explains Tania Martino, co-creator of, who discovered this personally when she moved to Manhattan with no money and saw her tiny closet space.

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Project Ecosphere 2008 - Environment and Green Building Fair

Posted by TheGreen on 09/18 at 01:06 PM Permalink
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A unique concept in Quebec FRELIGHSBURG, Thursday, September 18, 2008 – The organizers of PROJECT ECOSPHERE invite you to the 3rd edition of the ENVIRONMENT AND GREEN BUILDING FAIR which will be held in the great outdoors of the Brome Fairgrounds on September 27 and 28, 2008. This major event, dedicated to sustainable development and the environment, remains a gathering that is unique in Quebec for its country character and the quality of its exhibitors and lecturers. A special place to find the real tools to take action and make green choices.

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