Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Hardest Parts About Living Plastic-Free

  If living with less plastic was easy, everyone would be doing it. We all know on an intellectual level that plastic is harming the environment, but it’s so prolific in our lives that replacing it can be tough. While we want everyone reading this to make the shift to living with less plastic, we also want to be as honest as possible about what living this lifestyle is like…. Read Article →

5 Natural Materials in Home Building

Fiber Cement Siding   Fiber cement siding is the building material of choice for new construction homes, and it’s a great way to give your home a new look with materials that are designed for the modern world but give your home a classic charm that will instantly make your house feel more like a home. Fiber cement siding gives you the look of beautiful wood without the risks of warping,… Read Article →

Green Living: Scrap lumber gets new life

Scope your favourite coffee shop or microbrewery or your hipster bud’s Main Street loft, and you’ll find that, when it comes to interiors, reclaimed wood has long been a thing. But the organic material doesn’t just look great: it’s also an ingenious way to prevent perfectly good lumber from rotting away in landfills. That’s the thinking behind the Wood Shop, a Vancouver-based startup that sees reclaimed timber as more of a… Read Article →