Eco-Friendly Cleaning: is nano-silver safe?

Four months ago, my household said goodbye to cleaning chemicals.  Attempting to be more environmentally friendly while cleaning our house, my room mates and I switched to Norwex microfiber antibacterial cleaning cloths, which claim to be able to remove and kill 99.9% of bacteria, and only require water to do so.  Wait, what? ... Read More

Buying a Better Brew: The Benefits of Buying Local Beer

Summer is here (although, if you are in Alberta, like I am, it looks more like Christmas than summer), and with it comes patio season and cold beer with friends in the great outdoors. This summer, ta ... Read More

My Carbon Footprint...Those Flights Really Aren't EcoFriendly

If you've ever read the Ethical Ocean About Us section, you'll know that my unethical confession is that I've never taken the time to determine my carbon footprint. ... Read More
Issue #01
June 17, 2010

Ethical Electronics Part 1: Environmental Concerns

Choosing a mobile phone can be hard enough based on features and price. When you consider environmental, labour and conflict issues, the decision becomes even more daunting. From the sourcing of the component raw materials to the disposal of obsolete models, something as small as a single cell phone can leave a significant negative impact on our environment and on people around the world. ... Read More

TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Four months ago, my household said goodbye to cleaning chemicals.  Attempting to be more environmentally friendly while cleaning our house, my room mates and I switched to Norwex microfiber antib ... Read More
Issue #01
June 17, 2010