Group of Companies Receive International Eco-certification in the Great Bear Rainforest

Forest Stewardship Council certification for nearly one million hectares of forest compliments the conservation plan in the Great Bear Rainforest; largest certification of its kind on BC’s coast. VANCOUVER (savethegreatbear.org) – Nearly one million hectares of temperate rainforest have been newly certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. The certified…

Dying to go green? Canada’s first certified “Green” funeral home can help

BURLINGTON, Ontario–July 28, 2009–Smith’s Funeral Homes is the first Canadian funeral business to be certified by the Green Burial Council (GBC).  GBC is an independent, non-profit and now international organization that works to ensure funeral and cemetery practices are eco-friendly and meaningful. “Running an ecologically responsible business is important to us,” said Don Smith, Owner,…