People DOING GREAT WORK
Asbestos.com (Mesothelioma Center)
Asbestos.com is a website and advocacy group that helps the victims of asbestos exposure and their loved ones. They connect visitors with the resources they need to understand and fight asbestos-related disease, all at no cost. They research the latest data about asbestos and asbestos-related diseases to ensure an accurate, up-to-date site, and they maintain relationships with doctors and cancer centers to promote patient access to cutting-edge treatment. For a comprehensive guide about asbestos removal and home safety, visit: asbestos.com/abatement-guide
Camel’s Back Construction
Camel’s Back Construction is Ontario’s first straw bale building company and has been in operation since 1998. Tina Therrien, the sole proprietor of the company, brings her passion of the natural building world and teaching to the forefront of the business.
Chris Magwood is a sustainable builder, designer and teacher. He is the Executive Director of The Endeavour Centre, a not-for-profit sustainable building school based in Peterborough, Ontario. He also penned a couple of books, available here.
Chris’ primary vocation is selling real estate in Toronto. For the last 8 years he has been on the Board of Directors of LEAF, the last 4 as Chair, and has spent much of his time advocating for energy scores in homes, and sustainability in building practices.
Evolution Green will inspire and motivate you to push your business to perform more efficiently and deliver more value to your customers. Their work is transformative. They apply their unique process for market transformation to your product, brand and marketplace. They facilitate your exploration of customers you wish you had, find efficiencies that will pay again and again and establish new models for conducting your business.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission is to develop and protect the market by increasing the awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs, green walls, and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development and celebrations of excellence.
Homestead House Paint Company
Originating as the only Canadian Milk Paint manufacturer, this family-owned company has shown its dedication and commitment to providing high quality non-toxic paints across North America since 1988.
Sage Living Toronto
Sage Living Toronto is a consulting firm specializing in helping you plan sustainable home improvements that are healthy your family, the planet and your budget. Principal: Bettina Hoar.
Straworks is one of Canada’s few established straw bale building companies. At its core, Staworks is a design-build business that offers residential design, construction drawings, its own engineered wall system, carpentry, bale work, plastering, consulting and project management to ensure your home is designed and built the way you want it done. Owner: Deirdre McGahern.