Climate Strike

Just like the world’s oceans, the youth of the world are rising. On March 15th, 2019, Edmonton will be participating in the Global Climate Strike. What is Climate Strike? The original Climate Strike started in 2015 (and possibly earlier) but the latest movement was inspired by a young Swedish girl named, Greta Thundberg. You can watch …

Toilet Paper

We vote every day with our dollars of the kind of world we want. A significant portion of our Boreal forests is cut down to make toilet paper to be flushed down the toilet. There is a better option. You can choose toilet paper that uses recycled fiber content. This supports our recycling efforts and reduces the pressure on forests.

A Love Note to Paris

Thank you to those that showed up to the Paris Climate Change talks to demand effective and immediate action to change the course our species is on. This is my love note to you and to say thank you.

Crowd Sourcing for Solar Installation

Crowd Sourcing for Solar Installation How can we make this plain looking wall in our back alley useful and more beautiful? Every since we opened our business in 1991 it was my dream to have a portion of our power consumption to come from solar and/or other renewable energy sources. Recently I committed myself to …

Climate Change Rally TODAY

Earth’s General Store encourage everyone to come out to the rally today at 2pm to send a loud and clear message – we want effective and immediate action taken on Climate Change.

Idling

There are many big and little actions that contribute to Climate Change. The purpose of this blog post is to talk about one of the ‘little’ actions – idling our vehicles. Vehicles and the fuel that we use to produce mobility have a heavy footprint. We should be using these resources more efficiently, with more respect, and less. Here are some resources on idling to check out.