Articles for the month of August


Toxiphobes Take Note

Necessity is said to be the mother of invention, but in the case of Jean-André Paré, it was more like "toxicity". After years of struggling with reactions from body care products, it was with h......
Posted 2010-08-09 14:54:37

Get Good.

Sustainability has moved beyond green. It's evolving- and people’s consciousness along with it. It’s more than just about the fate of our planet - a new movement is upon us. One that encompasses a......
Posted 2010-07-02 14:56:31
consonant, green beauty, organic skincare, bill baker

Consonant's Bill Baker Speaks on Green Beauty

When it comes to green beauty products two things are important: 1) what is in the bottle, and 2) what the label says is in the bottle...Natural and organic skin care are part of the fastest growing s......
Posted 2010-07-06 20:54:43
mona cleaning, eco cleaning

$25 - $50 OFF Mona Cleaning

EcocentricGuide readers can enjoy$25 OFF a Routine Eco-Cleaning or $50 OFF a Superior / Move Clean from Mona. Mona Cleaning (short for MOther NAture, of course) is redefining green+clea......
Posted 2010-08-09 13:01:59
Yah Bags, recycled plastic bottles, natural, vintage, upcycled, recycled, reclaimed fabrics, ecofill

It's a Bag, Yah?

"March 3rd 2009 was the day I left my job as a preschool teacher to embark on the greatest adventure of my life... motherhood. My son was 21 months old and had just gone through a heart procedure for ......
Matt Durant, sustainable art, Riverdale Art Walk, Rouge Concept Gallery, Lady Marmalade

Open Your Mind

Open Your MindEscapism runs high in the sweltering days of summer's summit….we long to load up the ipod with a killer playlist and bust the fark outta the concrete jungle… off the grid to middle o......
Posted 2010-08-09 14:50:53
ATAW, art project, Wychwood Craft Market, C1 Artspace, KID ICARUS, Kensington

Optimistically Subverting the Often Neglected...

These gems stem from The Orphans street art series - wherein artist AWTW actively promotes 'urban play' with his DIY mass-produced series of artwork which uses ubiquitous methods of flyposting as a m......
Posted 2010-08-09 14:57:59
Matt Durant, sustainable art, Riverdale Art Walk, Rouge Concept Gallery, Lady Marmalade

Chaotic Salvation

We love us us some reclaimed genius... and have been long admirers of Toronto-based Artist Matt Durant who combining the chaotic lines of urban culture with distressed organic materials is arousing a ......
Posted 2010-08-09 13:02:32
organic ice cream, toronto, ed's real scoop, mapletons organic dairy, artisinal delight

Can I Lick It?

It's 3pm, in the sunsaturated citysummerbliss and yep, we just binge ate at least half a pint of organic chai ice cream - sexytime. Which inevitably leads us to thinking: time for an ecocentric iced c......
Posted 2010-07-30 14:09:00
cosmic visage, natural cosmetics, mineral powders, vegan makeup

La Cosmic Visage

There's no shame in adding some colour and glam to our already beauty-filled visages.... but what IS most shameful are the ridiculous amounts of chemicals cosmetic companies throw into our playful pal......
Posted 2010-08-04 15:31:41

Terms And Conditions

Posted 2010-06-15 13:05:28
Nixxi Eco fashion

Fashionista In The Air

It’s a subtle crispness in the air... that random whiff of a fireplace in the night breeze, a slow-cool feeling moving in… the seasonal shift symbolizes exciting opportunities - fall shopping is u......
Posted 2010-06-23 13:34:45
Exuberance Luxury Organic Skincare

Inspired By You

Ok seriously, with the ever increasing number of stellar eco-skincare options now available in the marketplace - it begs the question: what’s a passionate, talented, fearless and lovely, luxury......
Posted 2010-07-02 19:33:37
Mid-Century Modern furniture

Musing Mid-Century Modern

We spend so much time musing over the fantastic innovations growing out of the green marketplace that we thought it appropriate to pause for a moment and show some love for the old school vintage, ico......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:44:56
Live Green Toronto Festival

Painting the Town Green

Get Your Green On People… Summer’s finally arrived in our fair-city and we ain't planning on being stuck inside for what's left of it... Explore the great green outdoors as our urban landscape is ......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:42:44
Petit Flâneur toys and dollhouses

A Wander of Wonder

Respecting "Flâneur's" French meaning ("stroll"),  we meandered through Petit Flâneur's collection and happened upon some pretty hip hand crafted kid’s stuff - from toys to art......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:51:10
femMED natural supplements

Ms Dr. Feel-Good

Got a bit of the mid - (or lack of) - summer blahs happening? Gearing up for the September rush? ...We feel you. Gone are the days where we can in good conscience reach for a red-bull or rely on starb......
Posted 2010-06-15 13:08:59
Ecocessories one of a kind accessories

Accessories to Sustain Your Style

Ecocessories, striving to bring the cradle-to-cradle model to the jewelry industry… not just by (up &) downcycling old jewelry, but by truly giving it new life…. rebirthing one-of-a-kind ornam......
Posted 2010-06-23 17:56:04
Paperpod eco toys

Building an Imagination

Really, who doesn’t have a memory of turning an ordinary, discarded cardboard box into the most novel and wonderful plaything…? An integral part of fort building as well as hide & seek - ginor......