Earth Hour Recap
Green13 wants to extend a big thank you to friends and neighbhours who took part in its annual Earth Hour walk through High Park on March 24.
With candles and a waxing moon to light their way, about 150 people strolled through the High Park Zoo where lamas, goats, and wallabies could be seen moving in the dark of their enclosures.
From there, they made their way to the park's children's garden and toured the teaching kitchen to learn about...Read more
Rain Barrel Fundraiser - Order now!
We're pleased to partner with rainbarrel.ca for a 'truckload of rain barrels' fundraiser.
Buy a rain barrel made from food grade, recycled plastics at a very competitive price.
Reduce run-off, pressure on the city's water supply system and by extension your water bill in the summer.
Proceeds help us fight the...
Earth Hour 2013
We’re proud to mention that Green 13’s Annual Earth Hour Candlelight Walk is bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity. What does this mean? Bullfrog Power’s generators inject clean, renewable electricity onto the grid to match the amount of electricity this event...Read more
Dark Day for Canada
On December 12, 2011, Minister of the Environment Peter Kent, announced that Canada would withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on December 15, 2012.
Canada is the only nation that ratified the Kyoto Protocol to abandon its commitment.
Under the Protocol, Canada committed to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions to 6% below our 1990 levels (589 Mt CO2e) by 2012. Thus our target was 554 Mt.
However, according to Environment Canada's 2010 report, our emissions were 692...Read more