Archive for Eco Tips

Be an Eco-Globetrotter: Take Green Vacations!

      With the school season almost over, many families are planning for a much-deserved getaway. But travelling doesn’t mean you should take a vacation from living green,as there are plenty of options for you to keep the planet and your family happy. Check out some of the green vacations the Happy Stan’s team […]

Gamers, Take it to the Next Level and Recycle!

    Video games, like other electronics, can create large amount of e-waste. Just take a look around your house right now and you’re likely to see an electronic graveyard. We tend to only think big things like computers, TVs or cell phones as e-waste, but video games also contribute to the landfills. So before […]

Spring Clean, The Natural Way

    Now that Daylight Savings has passed, this time of year usually sparks memories of flowers blooming, warmer weather, longer days… and time to start that Spring cleaning. If it’s time to polish your pad from floor to ceiling, we have some natural recipes to make the process good for you and the environment.  […]

Green Business: High 5 to the Hyatt!

                        Hats off to the Hyatt Regency Vancouver! Over a five-day period, we collected over 1,500 pounds of e-waste from their employees.  We also provided an information booth for management and staff to ask questions about recycling.      Every step companies take towards […]

Green Love

    With Valentine’s day just a couple of days away, it’s time to spoil that special someone in your life with the usual suspects: chocolates, candy, roses and cards. But while Cupid is busy matchmaking, our Earth is taking the hit from his arrow. Just take a look at how much it cost our […]

Waste-less Wednesday

    Though today is better known as Hump Day, we think Waste-less Wednesday has a much better ring to it. While many of us start our week with the best intentions of eating healthy, working out, and living sustainably, by mid-week these goals may fall by the wayside. So we polled the HSR team […]

Gifting Green

    Are you a last-minute shopper? If you’re one of those people who leaves their holiday lists to the last possible second, we’ve got some great ideas to keep the tree filled with unique and eco-friendly presents this season! Give the gift of health by purchasing a membership to a community or fitness center, […]

A Green Holiday

    There are more ways to make this holiday green than just a tree and decorations. This time of year is all about showing your loved ones how much you care, but keep in mind that you can also show the planet some festive love as well. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household […]

Tweeting Green

      Are you a tweeter? Okay you caught us, we love to tweet. It’s a great channel to connect with other eco-loving, recycling-pushing, sustainably-living peeps across the globe. Everyday we learn something new, in fact here are just a few crazy eco facts we found in our newsfeed:           […]

Is your Home Ready for Winter?

    It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas; soon your days will be filled with eggnog swigging, gift wrapping, and tree decorating. It also means temperatures will be falling. So while you gear up for holiday cheer, make sure your home is ready to take on the winter months ahead (and your relatives!). […]

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