Green Briefs header image

Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

Using irritating sounds to sell… peace and quiet.

June 10th, 2015 · No Comments

The Silent Gardener is a BC company that usually likes to be as unobtrusive as possible. But when making their new video, Unicycle Creative decided to get under peoples’ skin a bit. Opening with the dental-filling-shaking sounds of a Harley Davidson, the video asks a simple question: Ever want to just turn down the world? […]

[

Tags: Environment · Green Creative · Green Points of View · Production · Social Media · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products · Unicycle Case Studies

OPEC Low Low Prices Just Another Global Squeeze Play Coming to Town

December 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments


[

Tags: Art · Environment · Green Politics

3 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Our Waste – From Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Conference

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

As a sustainability marketer, I attend a variety of events that wouldn’t get most people off their couch. To be honest, I thought the Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference 2014 might be one of those, as I pictured a room full of trash academics debating diversion rates. But it turned out to be a lot […]

[

Tags: Environment · Events · Green Points of View · Green Politics · Uncategorized

BC’s Mining Industry Running With Its Tailings Between Its Legs

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

The Mount Polley Mine Environmental Disaster, as it’s soon and forevermore likely to be known, has thrown into sharp focus the incredible liability the mining industry faces whenever they decide to store a toxic swamp full of lead, cadmium, arsenic and whatever other delightful chemical combinations these elements can create. (Which is pretty much every […]

[

Tags: Art · Environment · Green Creative · Green Points of View · Green Politics

6 New Tattoos to Launch The Harley Davidson Electric Motorcycle

June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

You know electric power has hit the mainstream when legendary motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson builds an electron-powered bike. That’s right, Project LiveWire is the latest prototype badass e-bike to hit the road, on a promo tour in select iconic locations. It’s got I’m-the-meanest-electric-bike-on-the-road styling and if anyone can build a cool, battery heavy ride it’s got […]

[

Tags: Environment · Green Positive · Social Media · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products

Waste not! Draw paperless!

July 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

When my friend and colleague Jacqueline Ottman asked me to create some brand imagery for her blog,, it seemed like the perfect job for my favourite iPad drawing application. Paper by FiftyThree, is an elegant, easy-to-use app that turns the iPad into a digital Moleskine notebook. I created a series of drawings on the […]

[

Tags: Art · Environment · Unicycle Case Studies

London Drugs and What’s the Green Deal make the finals at Globe 2012 Awards.

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Here’s to all the unsung sustainability heroes of the world.

[

Tags: Environment · Events · Green Creative · Sustainable Businesses · Unicycle Case Studies

Wind-Powered LEGO could inspire a whole new line of sustainable toys.

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Lego invests millions in renewable energy, so why don’t they show the same sustainable commitment with their toys?

[

Tags: Environment · Green in Europe · Green in the Economic Downturn · Green Points of View · Sustainable Lifestyle

It’s time to get the biggest bluebox in the world on site.

November 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

The answer to lazy non-recycling construction workers? The World’s Biggest Blue Box.

[

Tags: Environment · Green Points of View · Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products

iPhone Pic of the Week

December 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Progress. — Post From My iPhone

[

Tags: Art · Environment · iPhone Pics of the Week