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Bullfrog eBuzz August 2015

For the Lubicon Cree First Nation in Alberta, the word "piitapan" means "sunrise." It's fitting, then, that the community's first solar project—a 20.8 KW system—is named the Piitapan Solar Project. "This new solar panel system can shine like a beacon, showing this is the way of the future," says community member and environmental advocate Melina Laboucan-Massimo (pictured). Your support helped fund the project—read more about it here.

Green energy news Green energy news

Canada tops LEED green building list for second consecutive year: [read]

Global wind production rises on renewable energy policies: [read]

B.C., Nova Scotia sign MOU to develop marine renewable energy: [read]

New bullfrogpowered businesses
Black Feather Wildnerness Adventures Black Feather
Ginger Design Ginger Design
Hatch Canada Hatch Canada
Stielow Canada Stielow Canada
Travesia Partners Travesia Partners
For a full listing, visit the bullfrogpowered Green Index.
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Dragonfly Drone Services
20% off drone services for events

Organic Okanagan Festival

Sept. 27, 2015
Kelowna, B.C.


 

Bullfrogpower your laptop

A green start to the school year

Thinking about how to start your kids on a green path at university or college this fall? Students can now bullfrogpower their laptops with 100% green energy for less than $5 for the whole year! It's a simple step to put more green power on the grid.

Staples

Bullfrogpower your startup through Staples!

Operating a startup or a small enterprise? Bullfrog and Staples Canada have partnered to make it easier to bullfrogpower your business. Since 2013, Staples has been choosing green electricity for several locations across the country. Learn more about our partnership and Staples' green power offering here.

Greenlid

Greenlid: compost the clean, easy way

Want to compost in your kitchen but hate the smell and mess? Check out Greenlid, an eco-friendly product started by two brothers from Brockville, Ontario. Greenlids—which you may have seen in a successful pitch on CBC's Dragon's Den—are compostable, watertight containers made from locally sourced post consumer cardboard.

Greenlids are available at stores such as Canadian Tire, Home Hardware and Home Depot—find your closest one here.

MEC/SPEC Solar 10th Anniversary

B.C. solar installation celebrates 10th anniversary

Vancouverites celebrated the 10th birthday of their city's first ever grid-tied solar PV system, established by SPEC (The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation) in 2005. After the project's previous home was torn down, the solar panels were relocated to MEC's Vancouver store—with your support! Thank you for making this milestone possible.

Look out for the Fall 2015 Bullfrog Buzz

Look out for the Fall 2015 Bullfrog Buzz!

Be sure to check your mailboxes in the coming weeks for the Fall 2015 edition of the Bullfrog Buzz newsletter. Each copy will include a special thank you for your support—be sure to hold onto it!

UBC Nest Student Union Building

UBC builds a new nest for students

Students at the University of British Columbia have a new bullfrogpowered home: the new Nest Student Union Building! The construction of the recreational and educational facility was funded by the students in coordination with UBC, and was built with the target of LEED-Platinum certification. Check out all the building's features here.

PPG Sustainability Duke Out

Ontario professionals: Join the Sustainability Duke Out

Partners in Project Green invites you join the 2015 Sustainability Duke Out in October! Featuring a humourous, debate-style game show hosted by comedian James Cunningham, the event also gives sustainability professionals the chance to connect and check out electric vehicles and charging stations on display. Register today!

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