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Recycled media vehicle helps bring in more green for London Drugs.

May 4th, 2011 · 2 Comments

BC retailer London Drugs tells the recycling story with a one-of-a-kind media vehicle – the StyroCycle.

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Tags: Green Creative · Production · Social Media · Unicycle Case Studies

Business for Bikes Celebrates Hornby Bike Lane in the dark.

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

It takes a special kind if cyclist to venture out in the cold and rain in December just for the fun of it. But there was more to this small ride than just the hot chocolate at the end. The focus of Business for Bikes is to show the corporate world that supporting cycling makes […]

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Tags: Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle

iPhone Pic of the Week Nov.26

December 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Victory is OURS!!! We shall never stop!! Bwahahaha!! — Post From My iPhone

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Tags: Art · iPhone Pics of the Week · Sustainable Lifestyle

Bike Fashion show a hot event, but needs to get out of hipsterville.

October 8th, 2010 · 8 Comments

I’m nursing a Stanley Park Ale in the pulsating hip basement of the Calabash Bistro, with a crowd of cyclist types way cooler than me. It’s Momentum Magazine’s BikeStyle Tour Fashion Show and it’s making me feel like a stowaway in bike geek heaven. Momentum is ‘North America’s Bike Lifestyle Magazine’. And they created a […]

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Tags: Environment · Events · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products · Uncategorized

Vancouver’s ‘Bright Green Future’ looking pretty dull.

January 15th, 2010 · 5 Comments

I stood dumbstruck, looking at the latest poster campaign for our Green Capital campaign. Type only, a headline with no direct involvement for the reader, copy with no specifics, and generic web addresses buried at the bottom as a half-hearted call-to-action. How did such a dull poster possibly get made with these ingredients: 1) Vancouver […]

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Tags: Green Creative · Green Points of View · Green Politics · Sustainable Lifestyle · Unicycle Case Studies

Critical Mass could use some critical messaging.

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

I was a bit uncertain about going on today’s ride, what with the local daily paper predicting widespread chaos and inciting drivers to rebel against the ‘illegal’ riders. But a sunny Friday lured me down to the Vancouver Art Gallery to sketch the scene and join the mass. This was my second such ride, and […]

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Tags: Green Points of View · Green Politics · Sustainable Lifestyle · Unicycling

Momentum Biking Magazine – A cultural icon in the making?

May 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I have seen this publication before at one of my local coffee shops, so I was happy to find out more at their booth at Epic. A chance to win a bike trailer was enough to entice me to subscribe, (for the show-special rate of $15 a year) and I had a nice chat with […]

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Tags: EPIC 2009 Sustainable Living Show · Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Show Highlights

Got a big lawn to cut? One word: Mowercycle.

May 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

This shot has been circulating around the blogosphere for a while, but it’s too good not to share. This is obviously a home-made contraption, and it’s doubtful it would be that effective in its current incarnation, but the sheer popularity of the idea and its catchy name lead me to believe its a product just […]

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Tags: Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products

Sustainable Monterey by Bike

June 10th, 2008 · No Comments

As my sustainable road trip continues, I find myself with a day to ride around Monterey. This town has some visible signs of sustainability, with low-mow lawns and a bike trail that runs along the coast. This contrasts the 4-lane feeder highways that cris-cross through town cruelly undermining the Cannery Row atmeosphere. My rented bike, […]

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Tags: Stories from The Road · Sustainable Brands 08 Road Trip · Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle