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.
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: 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.
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!
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 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.
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!