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South facing view of Bolton earth bermed house in 108 Mile Ranch, British Columbia

Sustainability Society Tour of an Earth Bermed Energy Efficient House in 108 Mile Ranch

Barrie Bolton’s Energy Efficient Bermed Home in 108 Mile Ranch In sustainability circles it has long been known that there is a bermed energy efficient house nestled in 108 Mile Ranch, and Saturday, 19th April, Nikki of Earthship fame, and Peter, energy nerd, were privileged to tour Anne and Barrie Bolton’s house and taste some […]

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Recycling Old Fridge with BC Hydro Fridge Buyback Program_PC Monica Holy

BC Hydro Fridge Buyback Program – Recycle Your Old Fridge for Cash!

Can I Recycle My Old Fridge? FYI – if you are thinking of replacing your old refrigerator BC Hydro has an offer that is hard to refuse.  Us sustainability advocates are always stuck between a rock and a hard place – sometimes several rocks when we balance the energy consumption of our old equipment, the […]

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Vintage CCM Ladies Bicycle, circa 1947

Share Shed in the 100 Mile House Area Reveals Vintage Find of a 1947 CCM Bicycle

Share Sheds Are a Great Opportunity for Recycling Happy endings and new beginnings – Share Shedss are another version of Re-cycle/Re-use if you’ve never heard of them. The concept is simple. One person’s trash is another person’s treasure so you can give items that are still in working order a second life by letting them […]

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Electric Car- Nissan Leaf or the Tesla Model S?

The Electric Car Has Been Around a Long Time by Hugh Thomas I did some research into electric cars recently. Electric cars have been around a long time. There is a 1912 Detroit Electric Car on display in Mission, BC. It was owned by Mrs. French, a doctor’s wife who in her later years, lived […]

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Sustainability Society Tour of an Off Grid Home in the South Cariboo

 Sustainable and Off Grid Home Sally Errey invited the Sustainability Society to tour her Off Grid Home. The weather was a typical spring South Cariboo afternoon, sunny for a while followed by threats of showers with one or two sprinkles added for good measure, giving us a good measure of the effectiveness of her Solar […]

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