Making smart choices about the things we buy is one of the best ways to have a positive impact on our environment. Sometimes figuring out what to do and where to go can be the challenge... until now.
If you want to save money, reduce your environmental footprint, improve your health and support local businesses then you'll love The Little Green Book of Big Savings. Consider it your guide and coupon book for green living. This book is unlike any other coupon book you've seen before. It was created to inspire sustainable and healthy lifestyles while strengthening our local economy.
Inside, you'll find hundreds of discounts with thousands of dollars of
freebies and savings from locally owned and operated restaurants,
businesses and stores. The
coupons reflect products and services that increase vitality and personal growth;reduce landfill waste; are all-natural, fair trade, and involve pet care, art and entertainment. You'll also enjoy pages of eco-friendly tips, resources and facts. Not
sure where to dispose of batteries and light bulbs? Want to know how to
stop unwanted junk mail and marketing calls to your home? Interested in
reducing your electricity and water bills? Find these
answers and many more in this portable book of savings.
second 2009 edition is currently in development. It will be
accompanied by an extensive website incorporating a large local green
directory, green living tips, resources, blogs, neighbourhood maps and
prize giveaways. Please
send us an email if you'd like notification of its launch.
The feedback for the first edition has been astounding! The 2008 book was sold through over 50 local green businesses, 3 non-profit environmental organizations and at numerous trade shows and fundraising events. It gained
extensive media coverage in CityTV News; Daytime Toronto; Toronto Life; The Toronto Star; The Toronto Sun; Now, Eye
Weekly, Snap and Tonic magazines; CKLN Radio; ThatRadioShow.com and on several websites and blogs. The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario and City Councillor Glenn DeBaeremaeker were featured speakers at the book's launch event and over $500 was donated to environmentally related local causes throughout the year. If your local business or organization would like to be part of our website or future editions please let us know. We would love to hear your testimonials, comments, questions and suggestions.