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Case Studies

Angela’s Bed & Breakfast

Opened in 2013, Angela’s Bed & Breakfast is located in The Glebe neighbourhood in Ottawa. Member of Ottawa Green Business.

Compugen & Compugen Finance

Compugen is one of Canada’s largest IT solutions and service providers. Member of ClimateWise Business Network.


Since humble beginnings in 1963 as a small family-run strawberry farm, Heeman’s has grown to serve London and its surrounding communities. Member of Green Economy London.

Hillfield Strathallan College

Hillfield Strathallan College (HSC) an independent, co-educational school that offers programs for toddlers through to Grade 12.

Onyx Energy

Onyx Energy offers sub-metering and utility billing for residential and commercial properties. Member of Waterloo Regional Sustainability Initiative.

OpenConcept Consulting

OpenConcept Consulting is an Ottawa-based team of web development consultants specializing in open-source development. Member of Ottawa Green Business.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada and one of the largest in the world. Member of Sustainable Hamilton Burlington.

Split Rail Brewing Co.

Split Rail Brewing Co. is Manitoulin Island’s first craft brewery, Member of Green Economy North.

Tara Natural Foods

Tara Natural Foods began over 40 years ago with a sack of granola, and a few bags of flour, and now occupies a large retail space in Downtown Kingston. Member of Sustainable Kingston’s Green Economy Leader Program.

Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

Learn more here!

Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

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