Protecting Our Winters and Greening Our Hills

Climate change is top of mind for many as we head into 2010 on the heels of a disappointing United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15). This threat to humanity is, perhaps, most apparent to those of us who live in mountain resorts. As glaciers across the globe recede and the world’s climate systems…

Save the Manimals: Wear bamboo

Going green isn’t just about saying “no” to SUVs and plastic bags; it’s also about saving the Earth, one soybean-based garment at a time. There was a time when environmentally responsible clothing could be defined by baggy hemp drawstring pants and a shapeless sack of a top. Thankfully, this is no longer the case.

The green revolution has inspired a plethora of labels with killer designs that just so happen to use sustainable methods to produce their clothing. A quick search on Google will reveal dozens of labels in Canada alone, and even more in the United States.